From the Editor
May 2003 by Scott HarnAn article entitled “BLM Swindles War Hero Out of Gold Mine,” authored by Robert Boatman, appeared in our September 2002 issue. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was unable to provide comment on the article at the time.
Associated Gold Placers of the Comstock
What many people don’t realize is that the Comstock Lode produced over 8,000,000 ounces of gold…
Letter from the Editor to our Readers and Advertisers
Well, as they say, "there's a time for everything and everything has it's time"—or something like that!
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Comment period reopened for pygmy owl critical habitat in Arizona
• Limits on wilderness study areas finalized in Utah
• IBLA rules miner cannot set up store processing equipment on claim when no mining is taking place
• New law to protect claims and equipment in Washington State
The Bawl Mill
• South Korean ad campaigns make men blush
• A revolting development
The Rest of the Story—Detecting With Ray Mills
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
The Ball Mill • Our Readers Say • WMD Raffle Raises Funds for Lawsuit • Gold in Alabama • Yukon Placer Miners Fighting Extreme Discharge Limits • Picks & Pans: Red Beryl Mining—Beaver County, Utah • The Investigation • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—A Potpourri of Detector Tips • Central Coast Ranges • Poll: Montana in Favor of Repealing Anti-Mining Initiative • Platinum in Laccoliths • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver
Legislative and Regulatory Update • BLM Runs Check on Assay Services