February 2002 by Guest WriterCongressmen Richard W. Pombo and John E. Peterson’s Response to Planting of False Evidence by Environmental Extremists
• Royal Gold, Inc.
• Placer Dome, Inc.
• "...her demise has hurt this industry beyond comprehension"
• "...the mining community suffered the loss of a good friend."
• "...they would like to host the international gold prospectors community"
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
Q: I was wondering how such a device could locate a rich gold vein in quartz, for example, since a metal like gold is non-magnetic.
I woke up on Sunday morning, August 10, to heavy smoke. I saw where it was coming from, but it seemed like it was a long way off so I thought I was okay for the time being.
Have you ever waded through your pile of Mining Journals looking for a particular article? The annual index, published each December is a great help, but I have a better idea.
The Bawl Mill • Federal and State Biologists Accused of Planting Evidence • Placer Gold in New Mexico • Mining Deaths Drop to New Low in 2001 • Prospecting for Meteorites with a Metal Detector • Aussie Gold—A Look at Victoria • The Rand of South Africa • Picks & Pans: Arizona Desert Drywashing Adventure • 2001 World Gold Panning Championships • Throw-Away Gold: Back to Basics • Placer Gold Near Fairbanks, Alaska • The "Drumstick" • Company Notes • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices