43 CFR 3809 Final Rule
April 2002 by Scott HarnI’d like to send out a big “Thank You” to all of our readers who submitted comments regarding the proposed changes to the mining regulations. While we certainly didn’t get everything we asked for, we do have...
When I was recently in West Africa, I got to see and play with my first, phony, Chinese knock-off metal detector.
By the time you read this, the onrushing, unavoidable object which was once a little speck on the distant horizon will have grown into a modest-size attention-getter.
This last installment in the series will look at methods for finding and recovering coarse gold from alluvial (river and stream) placer environments. Unlike the residual and eluvial placers that we have considered previously, the force of flowing...
Just as we were sitting down to write this column, a political bombshell was released when Rick Santorum announced he was terminating his efforts to win the Republican Presidential nomination, virtually assuring the nomination will be to Mitt Romney. The remaining candidates, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich appear to have no realistic chances.
Laccoliths are unusual igneous features that seem to occur in the stable interior parts of continents. They are concordant igneous intrusions that have domed the overlying rocks and are circular in plan, and less than 10 miles in diameter. This article deals with some of the laccoliths found in the scenic Colorado Plateau province of Utah, Colorado, and Arizona...
Excerpts from Northwest Underground Explorations' soon-to-be published "Discovering Washington's Historic Mines, Volume 2—Mines of East Central Washington State."
The Bawl Mill • Alluvial Fans • Platinum Claims on Heines Creek • Picks & Pans: Eureka! We Struck It Again • More on Meteorites • The Gold Hill and Iowa Mine, Boise County, Idaho: 1863-1895 • The First Prospectors • All That Glitters is Gold • Aussie Gold—Swinging Over to South Australia • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices