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Goldfield—Princess of the Mojave

The sunbeams are winding their way through the snowclouds. I am rising out of Death Valley to engage in some reverie, a journey into times past. Prospect pits, phantoms from boom times’ extinct, appear on the side of the road. Soon, I enter the Bullfrog Mining District.

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The Suction Gold Dredging Fight Continues in California


The story is similar to what has played out over the past several years. The Karuk Tribe of northern California, with the support of several environmental and fishing groups, sues the California Department of Fish & Game in an attempt to stop suction gold dredging in the state. At the same time, they find a state legislator sympathetic to their cause and persuade the legislator to introduce a bill to stop suction gold dredging.

The Life of an Independent Prospector


“JP, is it possible to make a living looking for gold with a metal detector?” I get asked this question a lot...

Follow Up to "Just One More Time"


…the “One More Time” has turned into three more trips and each of the three has yielded more gold each time down.

Time to Come Home


The need to bring mining back to North America is more urgent than ever.

Comstock Mining Gets Approval


The approval, which affects 87 acres on the south end of Silver City, allows the company to move forward with exploration to determine the area's mining potential.

Historical Mining Methods


The discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848 started the great gold rush to California. The account that drew national and worldwide notice was a small, two-inch item at the bottom of the front page of the March 15, 1848 issue of the “Californian,” published in San Francisco. The article was attributed to B.R. Buckelew, and mentioned quantities of gold just being “gathered.”

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