California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2009 by StaffIt took two days to determine the best of the best, and it was a fight to the end.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other officials urged international businesses to invest in the country’s mining industry after the Supreme Court cleared the way for foreigners to fully control mining operations in the country.
Quartz float rock is always intriguing. Where is the vein it came from if it’s still in existence, and is it carrying some gold? Because of the possibility of the quartz carrying some color, we are always looking, checking, detecting, crushing, assaying...
...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...
Citations and fines were found to be arbitrary and capricious...
• Forest Service Roadless Initiave comment period is about to close
• Endangered Species Decision Delayed
• 43 CFR Part 3800—Mining Claims Under the General Mining Laws
With gold hovering above $650 an ounce, interest in panning and prospecting for the pricey precious metal in northern Idaho’s icy streams and on its rugged mountainsides has enjoyed a mini-boom.
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Bigger Is Not Always Better • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • The Tonopah Gold and Silver District • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver