Beach Mining for Gold
March 2010 by Chris RalphCommonly these layers contain small particles of gold and platinum, and in places where they are sufficiently concentrated, the metallic particles are abundant enough to be extracted profitably.
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
Jack had been taking a break while Roy was dredging and it was time for Jack to take over. He grabbed his hookah and weight belt, slipped underwater and headed for Roy’s location.
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Utah Proposes Using Eminent Domain Against Federal Government • Gold in Alaska • Mining Trade Group Sues Nevada Over Tax Initiative • Battle Heats Up Over California Suction Dredging • China Will Put Rio Tinto Employees on Trial • Highbanking on the Similkameen River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices