Aussie Gold—A Look at the Northern Territory
May 2002 by A.R. CameronThe Northern Territory has about six hundred proven gold deposits and has produced nearly 12 million ounces with a further 15 million ounces to be recovered. While the early hard rock miners were eventually blocked by water flows...
Q: In the Feb 2008 Mining Journal you ran an article, “Gold Deposits of North Carolina,” by Chris Ralph. The article states that the 1872 Mining Law does not apply in North Carolina and in fact only has merit in 19 of the 50 states. Can you explain how that could happen?
New Mexico is not especially known for placer gold, although significant quantities have been recovered from certain districts. There are good opportunities for finding additional gold in favorable areas in the state.
When doing your initial armchair research and selecting potential areas to explore, consider all the indicators, both natural and man-made.
• Don't go near the water...
• Accused drug smuggler can sue the US government
• This won't look good on a resume...
• Nature Conservancy caught with hand in the cookie jar
Priorities will include meeting with the EPA regarding suction gold dredging permitting and with the Forest Service regarding revisions to CFR 228A regulations related to mining and access on public lands.
If it's gold, how should I clean it?
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab • Drywashing Rules Clarified • Mineralized Calderas in Colorado • The Keystone Gold-Copper District, Medicine Bow Mountains, Southeastern Wyoming • Picks & Pans: Mining Tungsten Ore—A Case History • Gold in Oregon • The Phoenix Gold Mine: A Brief History • Calico Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver