A True Endangered Species
September 2001 by Scott HarnImmediate action is needed. I would like to recommend that Homo sapiens be listed as a “threatened species” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide (VMS) deposits in the Central Arizona Precambrian volcanic belt occur within a felsic package of volcanic rocks capped by an exhalite unit comprised of cherts, iron formations and siliceous members.
We have to remember that the earliest miners were not geologists, but came from a variety of backgrounds. Their survival depended on finding enough gold so they worked hard and adapted to whatever challenges these new areas presented.
For those of you who don’t have the time or the means available to find gold, or you are just in the wrong part of the country, there are plenty of options available to purchase precious metals.
What a start to the year! In just the first two weeks of 2008, we saw the price of gold explode to the highest levels in history at $900 per ounce, Crude Oil reach $100 per barrel, some of the world’s largest financial institutions collapse in market value, unrest spread in Pakistan following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the worst jobs report from the Department of Labor in at least two years and the continued erosion of residential real estate values.
For the 15th consecutive year, ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal was recently honored as “Prospecting Magazine of the Year” by the Best O’ North East Treasure Hunters!
My partner had the contacts and it wasn’t long before we had an agreement in place and the company had a geologist on site. I recall a time when he was getting the lay of the land, so to speak, and he broke off a rock sample and inspected it with his magnifier.
Last month, the earliest mining areas of the Bradshaw Mountains around Prescott, AZ, were explored in the first part of the article. The Lynx Creek and Walker areas still provide many opportunities for weekend prospectors...
The Bawl Mill • Guest Editorial—Vertical Disintegration • USGS Reports Increase of Imported Minerals • The San Juan Mountains, Colorado • A Silver Opportunity • Gold in Virginia • Picks & Pans: DEF Prospectors Rally Was a Huge Success • News From GATA • Our Nugget Shooting Adventure • How PGMs Affect Assay Beads • Fly Fishing the Mine Tailings/Headwaters of the Clark Fork, Montana • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices