From the Editor
August 2008 by Scott HarnYou will find a few articles in this issue that you wouldn’t normally expect to see in the Journal. Don’t fret—we’re not changing our focus, but the time seemed right to address a few pressing topics.
…if you are game for digging in and learning more about the intricate details of how gold deposits form, then let’s jump right in.
A Nevada woman was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in an investment scheme involving claims that she could extract precious metals from volcanic cinders, officials said.
• ANWR through Senate
• Several proposed bills up for comment
• Okay, there is one good bill
The name makes you wonder, “Just how remote is this place?” It’s in the Tahoe National Forest and the Canada Hill Mining District, an area of steeply cut canyons that averages about 5,000 feet in elevation.
...what do you do when someone intentionally or continually takes gold or other precious metals from your claim?
• “This country is in serious trouble...”
• “This is a perfect example of why I subscribe”
• “...the best coverage...”
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts—What questions should I ask before investing in a gold mine? • Ask The Experts—Should I choose gold, silver or mining stocks? • Eight Reasons To Release Oil From The Strategic Petroleum Reserve • No Leprechaun Needed • Building A Mine—Dust Devil Sunstones • Remote Throttle Benefits Dredgers • Pickering Bar Revisited • John Fremont and the Gold Mines of Las Mariposas • The Pay Streak: Redefined With Metal Detectors • No Gas Needed • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices