December 2000 by Staff• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Canyon Resources Corp.
• Interior appropriations
• New bull trout plan released
• Comments needed
...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.
• Additional access restrictions proposed in Arizona
• Oregon senators introduce bill to place state rivers and streams off-limits
The single most important question to be answered when evaluating a placer deposit is: “How much is it worth?” Accurate sampling of placer gravels is essential to obtain a reasonable estimate of the total gold values contained in the deposit.
• If at first you don’t succeed...
• By the numbers...
• How many parts per million make a project viable?
The Bawl Mill • Letter to the Editor • Potaro District, Guyana • World Gold Council Launches $3 Million Ad Campaign • Prospecting With Color • Prospecting for Platinum in Wyoming • Picks & Pans: More Big River Dredging in Northern California • Epithermal Ore Deposits Associated With Tertiary Volcanism—And the Feasibility of Metal Detecting for Them • A Changing Diamond Industry Looks to Canada for Growth • History of Mining—Bradshaw Mountains, AZ—Part II • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices