California Dredgers Shafted by Assembly Democrats
July 2010 by Scott HarnLegislation designed to provide full permit refunds to all suction dredge miners in California has been hijacked in an Assembly policy committee.
Understanding Rock Formations: Petrology for Prospectors
There are times when being able to recognize a type of rock can make you a much more successful prospector.
Australia Produces World's Largest Gold Coin
Australia’s Perth Mint currently holds the record for the world’s largest gold coin.
The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Part II
Newspaper stories in the spring of 1887 credited Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper with discovering both the long-lost Guaynopa and Tayopa mines. Flipper was in Mexico City in late April and May and a reporter interviewed him.
Gold in Texas
There are numerous legends involving “lost” Spanish mines and treasures in central Texas, some of which have actually been found. The most famous mine, which remains lost, is the San Saba.
Crisson Gold Mine Robbed At Gunpoint
The suspect brought a duffel bag with him that he filled with two employee cellphones, wallets, cash from the register, gold nuggets and several trays of jewelry.
The Bawl Mill • Rare Earth Deposit May Be Awaiting Discovery • When Gold Moves, Placers Form • Beginner's Luck • The Curious Saga of the Jack Wade Creek Dredge • The Guaniamo Diamond Region, Venezuela—Part I • Nevada Mining Tax Fails in Signature Drive • Taxes, Numbers & Mining • Melman on Gold & Silver • What Was That Article Again? • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • The Whabouchi Lithium Project