October 2000 by Staff• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Pacific Rim Mining Corp.
Washington State has some of the most far-reaching, restrictive and overzealous regulations in the United States regarding small-scale prospecting and mining. Take one look at the “Gold and Fish” book, which lays out regulations for...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
Within a few minutes I got my first signal and dug out a small flake about three grains.
Rivers are not just random and accidental; streams and other drainages are what they are because of the forces of erosion acting on the bedrock.
- Massive 660-page lands bill passed in the Senate
The Bawl Mill • A Word from the Editor • Under the Guise of Environmental Protection—EPA Revealed • The Centennial Lode and the Centennial Ridge District, Wyoming • Picks & Pans—In Search of Nome Creek Gold • Massive Sulfide Deposits in Oregon • Recreational Dredging on the South Yuba River • The Trapiches of Chile • Tales of Liberty Gold • Drywashing Alluvial Placers • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices