Authorities Search for Lost Treasure Hunters
August 2010 by Associated PressRescue workers were searching a rugged Arizona wilderness area in triple-digit temperatures for three Utah men who went missing on July 11, while looking for the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Many gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
Oregon Requires Permit for Hand Sluicing
At the time of this writing the draft permit for dredging in Oregon, which may also include small-scale operations like hand sluicing or possibly even panning, was not available for public comment or review.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Forest Service Oversteps Authority, Former Official Says
• Glamis Gold Ltd. Files Suit to Vacate Solicitor's Opinion
• Babbitt Targets White Vulcan Mine and San Francisco Peaks in Arizona
Gold Near Boulder, Colorado
Several mining districts near Boulder, Colorado mark the northeast end of the 240-mile-Iong Colorado Mineral Belt, which cuts diagonally across the Rocky Mountains.
PLP Update: A Huge Win for Miners
PLP cannot understate the importance of this legal decision in our present battles with the political powers of the California swamp.
An Alaskan in the Lower 48
Our destination was some old hydraulic workings where the old miners had washed literally mountains of material away to expose gold in ancient river channels.
Gemstones to Die For
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Commercial Placer Mining With Jigs • Ask The Experts: Bench Top Crushers • Ask The Experts: How to remove precious metals from lead? • How to Properly Ground Balance to Find the Most Gold • Alaska Geologist Survives Grizzly Attack • The Guaniamo Diamond Area, Venezuela—Part II • How California Became the Golden State • The Rocky Bar Mining District, Idaho • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices
The Jenkins Mine Project—The Golden Rules of Science • Melman on Gold & Silver • ICMJ Again Matches Funds For PLP Donations