June 2000 by Staff• Southern Era
• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
City officials favor construction of the Pogo gold mine near their community, they said at a public comment meeting on the mine conducted by the government agencies responsible for issuing permits for the $250 million project.
Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
- PLF sues over critical habitat
- Attorney General ends EPA slush fund
Last month was one of the most unusual in recent memory. For virtually an entire month, the news media was focused almost entirely with death and dying.
The Resolution copper mine is near Superior, Arizona (population 3,500), along the west side of the Pinal Mountains in central Arizona, 64 miles east of downtown Phoenix. The region receives about 16 inches of rain per year, enough to support chaparral vegetation.
The ringleader of former mining workers accused of stealing $1.7 million in gold and silver from Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining is headed to prison, prosecutors said.
I believe this is a powder-keg waiting to explode down the road—with potentially devastating effects on society—but positive implications for gold and silver.
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