Guest Editorial—Changing the Rules
May 2000 by Guest WriterIncreasing restrictions on use of public lands are causing a widening tear through the country's economic and social fabric.
A Northern California county is experiencing a renewal in the desirability and subsequent value of an old favorite: Lake County “diamonds.” These stones are not true diamonds, but for generations they have held a special place in the...
Chile may be considered geographically a part of Latin and South America, but it is remarkably different from other notable nations belonging to that region such as Mexico and Peru.
The following article has been written with a two-fold purpose; first, to help familiarize anyone interested in “meteorite shooting,” and second, to stress the importance of scientific research.
Our second year’s Summit, held over five days in mid-May, was even bigger and better than last year’s gathering. We had more vendors, more hands-on classes and a very full slate of lectures and presentations. Over 2,300 prospectors attended...
While the world is focused on the war on terrorism, rumors persist that sinister forces inside the beltway are looking for ways to attach a train-load of pork to an emergency appropriations bill.
You will find a few articles in this issue that you wouldn’t normally expect to see in the Journal. Don’t fret—we’re not changing our focus, but the time seemed right to address a few pressing topics.
The Bawl Mill • Guest Editorial—Sentaor Craig of Idaho Looking Into MSHA Complaints • Gold Prospecting on Sixmile River • Serpentine in California • Town Hall Meeting in Sierra City, California • Picks & Pans: Tips for Nuggestshooting—How to Increase Your Gold Finds (Part II) • An Unusual Death in Downieville's Gold Rush • Metals and Precious Stones in Wyoming • Looking Back • Gold at Dale, California • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver