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).
Melman on Gold & Silver
This was not a month for the weak-hearted. During the past thirty days, we have had an explosive intensification of the Middle East conflict, threats of OPEC using the “Oil Weapon” once again, a growing chain of events flowing out of the Enron collapse and...
Blast From The Past: Gold of the Common Man
America’s gold coinage began modestly, but enriched by the 1849 Gold Rush, the U.S. accelerated the program and from 1850 to 1932 produced, with several design changes…
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Ask The Experts - Who owns this historic mill and how do I handle possible mercury contamination?
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Hearing date moved up for preliminary injunction for California suction dredging
• Anti-mining bills in Oregon lead to recall effort
Over The Divide: Miles John Mitchell
Feds Deny Lease Renewals for Minnesota Mine
Two longstanding mineral rights leases that are critical for a proposed large underground copper-nickel mine upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota will not be renewed, two federal agencies announced…
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