Another Uranium Boom in the West
October 2006 by Associated PressThe last US uranium mill ever built, in this parched landscape near Lake Powell, shut down quickly after it started operating as nuclear power fell into disfavor about two decades ago.
...I got the faintest of rises in the threshold. It was hardly a signal at all, and I thought it was one of the many, deep, hot rocks in the area.
…2017 was just the first year with a small increase after a huge drop off in exploration activity. It may take many years of future increases to get back to where the activity was in 2012, as projected increases in exploration spending are seen to be slow and steady.
This article is about the Red Point Mine, which was a buried intervolcanic channel and a very rich one.
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement has finally been released for Robert and Marjorie Miller’s proposed lode mine, the Robin Redbreast Lode, in the Uncompahgre Wilderness, located outside of Montrose, Colorado.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • The Plumas Eureka District • California State Gold Panning Championships • Mergers Continue at Record Pace • The Yukon-Klonkide Goldfields—Part II • Foreign Investment Hits More Roadblocks • The Treasure Detective—Part IV The Story of Goldstone Nuggets • Court: Kennecott Eagle Minerals Application Complete • Remote Mining Camps of Yuma County • The Robin Redbreast Lode • Final Buckhorn Mountain Study Released • Melman on Gold & Silver