Gold & Silver of the Comstock Lode
September 2010 by Chris RalphThere still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
• Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations
• EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine
• Proposed Mines Act permit fees
The lands that lie within the Arizona section of the Kingman Quadrangle are by far the most populated. Kingman and Bullhead City are the largest towns in the area, having a combined population of about 58,000 people.
The 250 mile long Colorado Mineral Belt cuts diagonally across central and southwestern Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
San Marino, California—"Boys, I believe I have found a gold mine!" With these simple words, an obscure New Jersey carpenter and mechanic named James W. Marshall set in motion a global cascade of events that dramatically shaped the social and economic life of California and the American West.
When I was a college student, I remember participating in a huge religious rally and the theme song, sung by hundreds of participants, had this repeating line: “I ain’t-a going to study war no more...” Those days surely are gone as headline after headline now shouts out at us that we had indeed better study and prepare for war.
• States can manage their own roadless areas
• Forest lands and suction dredging
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Hardrock Mining Accidents Claim Four Lives • Prospecting Old Tertiary Channels • The Jenkins Mine Project Pt II: Terrain and Map Study • Search Called Off for Missing Treasure Hunters • Glacial Gold in the Midwest • Hardrock Prospecting in El Dorado County, California • Melman on Gold & Silver • Forest Service Pays Miners $245K for Unlawful Destruction of Mine