Gem Discoveries Sought in North Carolina Field
February 2001 by Associated PressThe gem miner who uncovered North America’s largest emerald thinks he’s found a mother-lode of emerald-rich rock in Alexander County.
It is with regret that we let our readers know about the passing of four respected members of the mining and prospecting community who have been lost in the past several months.
It’s worthwhile for the prospector using a metal detector to know a little bit more about the association of iron and gold as well as how iron minerals affect your metal detector.
The Forest Service issued an Interim Rule on July 9, 2004, to require a Notice of Intent or Plan for mining activities that cause little or no disturbance to public lands under Forest Service jurisdiction.
Crater of Diamonds State Park is located 4 miles southeast of Murfreesboro, Arkansas...in an area of low hills, about a half-mile north of the Little Missouri River. The region receives 45 inches of rain per year, enough to support pine-oak forests. The diamond-bearing area stands out as grasslands surrounded by forests.
From the mid-1850s and even into the early 1900s, Northern Sierra County boomed with mining activity. This area was flooded with miners, establishing such towns as LaPorte, Gibsonville, Spanish Flat, Whisky Diggings...
Unquestionably, the events of January 20, 2009, highlighted the news of the past month as on that date, the “torch of leadership” of America passed from the departing George W. Bush and into the hands of the 44th President, Barack Obama.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • The King Has No Clothes • GATA Update • Clean Fuel, Cleaner Air • Gold Miners Become Tungsten Miners • Mining Deaths Drop Overall in 2000 • History of Oil in California • VCIs for Environmentally Safe Maintenance • Picks & Pans: Dredging on the Arkansas • Placer Gold in Washington • Alaska Miners to Sue Department of Interior • Oregon's Measure 7 May Provide Compensation for Land-Use Restrictions • Company Notes • Environment-Friendly Dredging • Legacy of the Wandering Jew Mine • Babbitt Wants Moratorium in Siskiyou National Forest • Greaterville, Arizona • Identifying Gold Ores • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices