Arizona Mines and Minerals Releases New Directory
April 1999 by StaffThe Directory of Active Mines in Arizona-1999, just released by the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources, reflects the strength and diversity of the Arizona mining industry.
• Sunshine State to the rescue
• Bezos to be banished from the planet?
• Would you like some water with that?
• Two questions: Is fool's gold magnetic? And how do you go about filing a miing claim?
In the first part of this article, we took a look at the special geology required to form coarse gold. In the second part, we looked at field examples of coarse gold occurrences and the geology of residual placers.
The lights are on again in the Sunshine silver mine as a New Orleans company investigates whether it is profitable to buy the operation.
Joe Williams needs six trips with his faithful wheelbarrow to haul his "back-pack" dredge and camping supplies down into the South Yuba River canyon at the start of each dredging season. The nearest spot to leave his vehicle lies about four miles and, during the hot summers, a canteen of water away. Still, he's been doing it for about fifteen seasons since the 1970s.
My first clean-up showed that my efforts were not in vain. There was considerable color with some good-sized nuggets in the riffle trap.
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
The Bawl Mill • Editorial—BLM 43 CFR 3809 Revision Status • Our Readers Say • Miner Says Mining Could Return to Boulder • Onerous New Mining Rules Adopted in Washington State • U.S. Sued for Failure to Guard Rare Species • Miner Charged in Death of Downieville Miner • Senator Warns Against Proposal to Sell Some IMF Gold • Dry Placers in the Kamma Mountains, Nevada • Company Notes • MCS Index Shows Decrease in Mining Costs • Over the Divide • Picks & Pans: Confessions of a Small Miner—Part II • The Saga of Sand Mountain • Nevada County Feeling Pain of Slumping Mining Industry • There's Gold in Those Tailings • Gold at Ragged Top, Arizona • Increase in Silver Demand by Photography Industry • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices