Diamond Exploration and Mining Heating Up in North America
September 2004 by StaffDiamond exploration in Canada has led to a major new industry that did not exist prior to six years ago. Yet today, Canada ranks as one of the world’s leading producers of gem-quality diamonds.
Whatever else one will be able to say in later months about the year 2002, we can already state that there is no shortage of interesting and important news developments.
Coin and bullion dealers confirmed in mid-August that the US Mint was refusing orders from dealers.
Q: What happened to the BLM web site geocommunicator.gov? We cannot get mining claim info any more. Can you write about this? Or if you did what volume and number? Thanks for keeping the ICMJ alive and well.
• USPS—What's YOUR priority?
• A true "grassroots" campaign
• "Waste" not, want not...
• Clinton's National Forest plan goes up in smoke...
The one undeniable truth in prospecting is that the more time you spend in the field, the more gold you will find. Here are a few keys I use to help build my confidence.
Picking the right spot to placer has to do with years of experience, and a little luck. The textbooks can tell you where it should be, but sometimes the rules just don’t seem to apply.
Please Note: • The Bawl Mill • Kerry Proposes Large Fees on Miners • Is a Gold Rush Coming to the Iron Range? • The Klamath Oldland • Baker City is Defined by Gold Rush • Picks & Pans: George Duffy Jr.—Pocket Miner Extraordinaire • Coeur Alaska Hopes to Begin Work on Gold Mine This Fall • Crater of Diamonds, Arkansas • Company Plans to Develop Cabinet Mountains Mine • I-147 Before Montana Supreme Court • Gold in Serbia • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices