BLM Launches Mining Claim Records Viewer
December 2004 by StaffThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has added some useful tools to their website. The Land and Mineral Use Records system has been meshed with a map viewer that allows users to obtain mining claim information in a useful format.
So, how much rain does it take to cause a major movement of gravels in a stream and redistribute the gold? The technical answer is enough water to move the bed load of the river.
...the much more important question is this: does this short-term strong rally necessarily portent a genuine turnaround from the metals share bear market that has been ongoing since mid-2011? For a possible answer, we turn to the long-term, five-year XAU chart.
Sniping for gold… what does it mean to you? To me, sniping is taking a mask and snorkel along with a screwdriver and squeeze bottle to search for gold lying on or in bedrock.
Mergers and acquisitions continue at a record pace in 2006 as companies attempt to replace dwindling reserves. Mining companies find that it is more expedient to purchase additional reserves by acquisition than to spend time and money for exploration and startup, even more so when their stock prices are much higher as compared to recent years.
The remote desert of southwestern Arizona was an attraction only because of the gold and other minerals that were found there. Certainly the weather was not a draw! The early mining days were tough—the mines were a long way from supplies, and hostile Indians made travel in the area extremely dangerous.
Mining Districts are the private regulatory authority granted by Congress recognized to regulate the mineral lands held by the United States and for the disposal to citizens of the United States, by means of development and potentially perfected by patent.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Gold Diver's Closes Its Doors • Geologist's Search for PGMs Leads to Mining Venture • Diamonds in the Rough in Montana • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part I—The Geology of Coarse Gold Formation • Using Microbes for Mining • The Carter and Reynolds Gold Mines: Is There a Yet Unknown, but Mineable Gold Deposit Here? • Michigan House Committee Approves Sulfide Mining Regulations • Surging Gold Prices Add Luster to Nevada's No. 2 Industry • Ruby Hill Gold Mine to Reopen in Eureka • The Skaergaard Intrusion • Melman on Gold & Silver • Newmont Welcomes Release of Executives • The Baja Gold Rush of 1889 • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back