Gold in Oregon
May 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDAt least 6 million ounces of gold have been produced in Oregon since 1859. Since there are no accurate records of production prior to 1904, it is obvious that total gold production was considerably higher than that which has been recorded.
Buying a placer claim or investing in a placer mining property comes with plenty of financial risks. You need as much information as possible about the mineral deposit in order to minimize those risks.
We had discovered during previous trips that some of the staff members had difficulty comprehending the specific issues related to mining, so prior to heading back to DC, we laid out the reasons for our proposed legislation...
Increasing restrictions on use of public lands are causing a widening tear through the country's economic and social fabric.
We walked around for hours in amazement like little kids that just got let loose in a toy store without adult supervision.
I recently found myself wondering what would be the ultimate prospecting adventure. What would be the most amazing thing if I had no restrictions or limitations?
- Souvenirs to die for…
- Honey, where’s that photo of our 500-pound emerald?
- Something to write about…
A proposed silver and copper mine that would burrow under a wilderness area in northwestern Montana will not affect bull trout, nor will it harm grizzly bears so long as some additional precautions are taken, federal wildlife authorities said.
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