Bella's Birthday Nugget
September 2008 by Jim Straight...under Oakie Jim’s leadership, Lunker Hill was to become a textbook operation of using handheld very low frequency (VLF) and pulse induction (PI) metal detectors to recover placer gold...
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• Roadless Rule revisited
• Kensington finally gets stamp of approval
• Interior places restrictions on mining claims near Grand Canyon
Once again, the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources (ADMMR) is being threatened with elimination.
Rare earth metals are critically important to many forms of modern technology, including most green energy saving applications, computers, televisions, and a number of military defense systems.
With Congress showing little willingness to act, the Clinton administration is weighing whether to designate a dozen scenic and historic sites in the West as federal monuments to assure their protection.
• Resolution Copper project moves closer to fruition in Arizona
The Siskiyou Regional Education Project (SREP) v. Siskiyou National Forest case over the requirement for plans of operation for suction dredge mining is now in the hands of the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts—Columbium/Niobium • Ask The Experts—How do I work this large quartz vein? • Cashing In Your Gold: Working With A Refiner • Our Readers Say • Major Miners Go on Buying Spree • The Big Gold Strike • Gold Deposits Of South Carolina • Investing In Junior Mining Stocks • Hidden Treasure Mine—Foresthill Divide, California • Jerritt Canyon Mine Lays Off 400 • Teenager Finds Large Nugget • Winnemucca Rising While Other Towns Falter • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Utah Mining History Being Erased