Geologists Locate Giant Gemstones
March 2005 by StaffW. Dan Hausel, Senior Economic Geologist with the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS), has been successful at finding new mineral deposits and occurrences.
The Basics of Small-Scale Heap Leaching with Cyanide Part I—History, Suitablility and Permitting
Hardrock mining is usually done on a large scale, and although a few small-scale hardrock operations still exist, it’s not an easy operation to start up and run profitably.
PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue
Public Lands for the People (PLP) members Ron Lex and his mining partner Ken Waggener of Etna, California, were cited for occupying their mining claim in Klamath National Forest for more than 14 days. The section cited was Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 261.10(b). This CFR states that a special use authorization must be obtained for occupying a claim on National Forest land for more than 14 days. In some forests the time is 30 days.
Southwest Alaska Gold Project Progresses
NovaGold Resources Inc. announced that a gold prospect in southwest Alaska is ready to advance to permitting.
Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds
Despite a drop in emerald production in Colombia, “green fever” still burns among miners who yearn to find a stone big or pure enough to answer all their worldy needs.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Sixteen to One Mine
Manslaughter charges against the Original Sixteen to One Mine, company president Mike Miller, and manager Jonathan Farrell, were dismissed by Judge Stanley Young Jr. in Downieville, California.
Common Mistakes of the New Detectorist
Detecting is not very complicated and the rewards can be tremendous. The difference between success and fruitless toiling can be remedied by a few small adjustments and a whole lot of perseverance.
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