From the Editor
January 2004 by Scott HarnThere are several news items of interest here at ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal.
I probably swung over a few targets without noticing them. My first target came about ten minutes later as I went over a part of the high bench in this wide section of the dry wash.
• Lock ‘em up and throw away the keys
• Snow White and the 9 Justices?
• Child support wasn’t her “Primary” concern...
• Burglar makes a clean getaway
• Copenhagen—Don't ask, don't tell
• Will consider lease or trade
• By the numbers
Ceremonies to induct 1999s nominees into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Sunday October 10,
1999 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO.
The world remains a fascinating place to watch, for it seems that just when some of the most serious problems appear to be on their way to resolution, a whole new collection crops up. We appear to have been in just that type of environment this past month.
Perhaps no one factor has caused more confusion in the search for ore than the attempt to use color as a guide to prospecting. Yet, there is a reason for every color seen in rocks, so it deserves to be noted.
Renewed interest in mining of gold, silver, copper and other metals in Aroostook County's Bald Mountain triggered 2012 legislation requiring the overhaul of the state's two-decade-old mining regulations.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Forest Occupancy Decision Stands—US Forest Service Withdraws Appeal • World Gold Council Launches New Gold Bullion Securities • Epithermal Gold-Quartz Veins • Gold in Arkansas • Picks & Pans: Winter Prospecting and "Forty Mile" Miller • Company Eyes Reopening Mine Near Troy • ICMJ's 13th Annual Photo Contest • Company Notes • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part V (Conclusion) • The Golden Highway—Calaveras County • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver