Countries Want More Concessions From Miners
September 2006 by StaffBulgaria has followed the recent moves of Mongolia and Venezuela, demanding renegotiation of existing agreements and more concessions from mining companies.
• Show of support needed for anti-EPA bills
• Arizona mining data now online
• California suction dredge hearings
• Update on Forest Service abuse in Washington
There are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
• Important court decisions that affect miners
• Move to repeal I-137
• Comments needed tin southern California
For those who are perplexed and puzzled by the mystery of “hot rocks,” or are considering using a VLF-type metal detector to seek gold nuggets, please read on.
There are some miners who are under the impression that an organized Mining District will immediately get the regulatory agencies off their backs so they can start digging or dredging again.
I don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
The Altar District of Sonora, Mexico, stretches nearly 300 miles along the American border and approximately 200 miles along the Gulf coast. This particular district was noted for its rich placer deposits and gold ledges before the Spaniards ever settled the region. Several antiguas (Spanish mines) were later developed by the Europeans and were again being operated by the Americans as early as 1904.
The Bawl Mill • The Yukon-Klondike Goldfields—Part I • New Mine from Century-Old Gold-Silver Bonanza • Solar Powered Placer Equipment • The Treasure Detective—Part III • New Interim Rules For Washington Miners • Detecting for Possible Mid-Range Eluvial Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver