Adventure at the 420 Level
March 2000 by Sam E. Phifer, P.G.Beneath the rolling fairways and manicured greens of a sedate golf course community in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, lie the 600-foot deep, water filled, caved workings of the once famous Phoenix Gold Mine.
Direct investment overseas by Chinese companies rose 27 percent over a year earlier to $3.6 billion in 2004, highlighting the country’s growing economic influence, the government reported.
The Forest Service supervisor in charge of national forests in Nevada abruptly announced her resignation November 8, citing an atmosphere of "hostility and distrust" toward federal employees in the state.
We were very sad to learn that Darryl J. Nelson, long-time owner and operator of Reno Prospectors Supply in Reno, Nevada, died December 18, 2010...
Due to the high demand for well paying jobs in the mining sector, and a robust mining industry in need of qualified workers, we’ve added an “Employment” section to our Mine Market (Classifieds) effective immediately.
Although there is no direct connection between the price of lumber and the precious metals, there is an important indirect one due to the importance of the housing market to overall economic activity.
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
We all continued over to another location at the top of a massive placer operation. Arriving at the draw, I showed everyone where gold had been found before and we all began detecting.
The Bawl Mill • Group Sues Feds Over New Nat'l Monuments • Tribe Joins Idaho in Roadless Suit • 10,000 Shovels Back Protest • Letter to the Editor—From Mike Miller, President, Original Sixteen to One Mine • U.S. Dept. of Interior Inspectors in Arizona • Wyoming Tops in Royalties • Sunnyside, Arizona • Evaluating a Placer Discovery • Company Notes • Treasures for Sale • "Gold" Coin Debuts • Picks & Pans: Prospecting at Mills Creek, Alaska • Delamar District, Nevada • Millie's Tailings • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices