Gold Rush Ship Uncovered in San Francisco
October 2001 by Associated PressWorkers at a hotel construction site uncovered a Gold Rush-era ship that had been buried for decades under the streets of the city’s Financial District.
Some will doubt its value given the ultra-fine particle size… Some will become encouraged about not having to incur significant time and expense to break rock.
• Ripe for the picking
Rep. Grijalva (D-Arizona) assumed chairmanship of the House Natural Resources Committee after Democrats took control of the House. He introduced Mining Law Reform legislation that would set us back decades…
Down, down, down I plummeted into the narrow granite chute. In a matter of a few seconds, I envisioned myself lying crumpled in a field of mammoth, sharp, jagged granite rocks. In those few seconds, my thoughts also imagined my life ebbing...
Gold and silver in Pennsylvania
The Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
Thus far we have only briefly discussed the methods used by early miners to process auriferous desert gravels. However, old workings can be extremely productive places to search with a metal detector.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say: • Placer & Lode Gold Deposits • Spanish Silver in Arizona • Hog Mountain Mining, Past and Future • Picks & Pans: Dredging Costa Rica • Gold in Texas • The Goldhill Mining District • New Arsenic Study Supports Tougher Standards • Miners Resume Search for Platinum Near Platinum • Discoloring Assay Beads • Tons of Gold Buried Under World Trade Center • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • The Financial Repercussions of the WTC Tragedy • Permit Appears Likely for Rock Creek Mine