June 2000 by Staff• Southern Era
• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
Three homonyms come to mind when I think of gemstones, gold and vegetables: carrot, carat and karat. Let’s look at carrot first.
• Mulligan for Clyburn—bogey for taxpayers
• The pig is back at the trough
• Mothers Against Renaming Roadways
Gold rushes are the stuff of legends. Who can read Jack London’s stories of the Klondike or hear the fabulous tales of the California Gold Rush of 1849 without their heart beating just a bit faster? But there was also a third gold rush, just as dynamic...
U.S. Forest Service officials are drawing criticism from environmentalists for reopening some back-country roads that had been closed to protect threatened grizzly bears.
Rep. Grijalva (D-Arizona) assumed chairmanship of the House Natural Resources Committee after Democrats took control of the House. He introduced Mining Law Reform legislation that would set us back decades…
Q: [I have] fine gold in activated coconut shell carbon after treatment with a battery charger, battery and salt, from my deep wells. In the furnace, the carbon does not burn away to free the gold, but mixes worse than ever...
I was amazed and surprised, and I took a moment to admire how beautiful this coarse chunk of gold was. It later weighed exactly one-half ounce.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Guest Editorial—Unreasonable Interpretations • Ruling Awards Giant Nugget to Finder • Letter to the Editor • Traditional Adversaries Reach Agreement • The Gold Belts of Georgia • Placer Testing with Large Samples • Gondwana Gold Gravels • Quick Thinking & Rescue Devices Save Two Lives • Picks & Pans: The Discovery Gulch Diggings • Prospector Finds Cache of Emeralds in North Carolina • My Old Carbide Lamp • Melman on Gold & Silver • Hands & Pans on the South Yuba River • Permafrost Tunnel Shows Cross-sections of Past • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices