Another Successful Northwest Miners Rally
October 2007 by David KnowlenEleven year old Josh Evans’ words said it for all of us at the rally: “Finding gold is really fun!”
• Roadless Rule
• Eastern Oregon miners forced out of water
• Colorado city pushes for more regulations
• Kensington project moves forward
Q: Where do I find out information about raw gold being tested for purity, refined, and getting paid cash for it?
It was only a few years ago that China was taxing and limiting quantities of exports for rare earths in an effort squeeze the market, drive up prices and extract the most in the way of income.
Excerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently conducted a multi-year study of sixty-five assay laboratories to determine the accuracy of their testing procedures. The laboratories, all located in North America, were provided with ore samples of known concentrations without benefit of identifying the source as BLM. Payment was rendered for the service provided.
Every year for the past several years I have taken a prospecting trip to Sierra City, California, to dredge on a friend’s claim. Sierra City is a historic gold rush town of a little more than 200 persons. Known mostly for its rich lode mines, it also had...
I set up my dry washer on the north side of the cut and sampled the bed rock and dumps around me. As I was only sampling, I ran for 20-30 minutes, shoveling from a variety of areas.
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