Gold in the Drum Mountains
September 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Drum Mountains are located 23 to 30 airline miles northwest of Delta (pop. 2,000), in west-central Utah. The desert mountains rise to 7,233 feet and receive only 8 inches of precipitation a year.
The Bawl Mill
• Fried golden eagle is bad; diced is okay
• Your tax dollars at work
Picks & Pans: Confessions of a Professional Nuggetshooter
Howdy, fellow nuggetshooters! My name is Lunk, formerly known as Crummy, a professional nuggetshooter with a few tips for you weekenders who are thinking about going pro.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Over the Divide
Robert A. Sanregret
1930 - 1999
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • Company Notes • ISEE Celebrates 25 Years • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • The Klamath Mountains • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back