A Word From the Editor
January 2009 by Scott HarnWhat is the true price of gold? Is there a physical gold shortage? Is the government intervening in the gold futures market? And an update on our new website.
Every year I go through this and every year it becomes more difficult to find new territory that is available for us to prospect. Is there anywhere that hasn’t been worked?
The considerable richness of the gravels is shown by the fact that operators have successfully worked the same river sections for over 20 years.
Although it is now known that Mount Diablo, located in Contra Costa County in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, was the site of the largest coal mining operation in the state during the last half of the 19th century... this majestic focal point... also was the source of other minerals.
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• Proposed rule redefines "navigable waters"
It is time to wake up to what has been going on in the gold market. I can understand some initial reticence about grasping what The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee has been telling you: that the gold market is being manipulated. No one wants to believe that, but enough is enough.
On July 6, 2001, US Forest Service (USFS) Chief Dale Bosworth announced that the roadless rule would be revisited by publishing the following information in the Federal Register. -Ed
As we all get back to “normal,” or as close to it as we can, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our advertisers for sticking it out through the hard times.
The Bawl Mill • Reading A River: Finding The Paystreaks—Part II • Placer Gold in the Ortiz Mountains • Miners Discuss Struggles at NWMA • Ask The Experts—Where to Take Sulfide Ore for Processing • Ask The Experts—Where Would The Most Gold Tend To Be In This Deposit? • East Coast Dredger Heads West - Part I • Growing Pains of the Learning Curve • Stillwater At Half Speed • Elko County Has Highest State Median Income • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Pebble Deposit Reveals Mineral Potential