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...
The high price of gold and the poor economic conditions here in the US have created an unusual situation—a large number of folks are thinking seriously about getting into prospecting and digging for gold on a full-time basis.
For over twenty years, Rahall has been introducing bills in an attempt to overhaul the 1872 Mining Law. On May 10, 2007, he introduced another bill, HR 2262, which would drastically change the laws governing mining if enacted. This time, his bill may have a chance.
• Regulations add fuel to the fire...
• We'd like to give the Postal Service our two cents!
• By the numbers...
Unlike producing mines, exploration companies and claim holders owning non-producing claims are not reaping a windfall of increased profits from the recent high prices for precious metals and other raw materials.
A case involving a Northern California dredger who was cited by the Forest Service for operating without a Notice of Intent, Plan of Operation or special-use authorization was resolved in the miner’s favor.
Even if the California Supreme Court had ruled in favor of Rinehart, suction dredge miners would be facing the wrath of the State Water Resources Control Board...
Roosevelt was a product of the Thunder Mountain boom, Idaho's last major gold rush.
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