Guest Editorial—Globalizing Mining in America, Part II
September 2000 by Michael S. CoffmanDefeating the Biodiversity Treaty
Our staff recently introduced the entire student body at Twin Lakes Christian School in Aptos, California, to gold fever. More than a few seemed to catch it.
Representatives of every major environmental group in northern Arizona and nearly every American Indian tribe in the region lined up at a public hearing recently to praise officials from the Coconino National Forest.
In its typical ham-handed approach to limiting government power, Congress specified that “critical habitat shall not include the entire geographical area which can be occupied by the threatened or endangered species”...
• Comments needed for proposed wilderness in southern Arizona
• Miner wins in court; Forest Service appeals
• BLM directors held accountable
• CBM lawsuit may change venue
The Ruby Violet Mine is a rare red beryl locality that produces the only gem quality material of this type in the world. The mine is located in a topaz rhyolite within a rhyolite flow in the Wah Wah Mountains in Beaver, County, Utah.
Once across, I panned a couple of spots around some old grass roots and the fine gold was amazingly heavy. Every pan I ran after that had lots of color.
Washington—The use of silver by the photographic industry worldwide is projected to increase 10 percent over the next five years for photographic applications ranging from amateur snapshots to medical X-rays and motion pictures, according to a new report published in the Silver Institute's Silver News.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • A Word from the Editor • Gold Point, Nevada—A One-Man Mining Town Restoration • Rare Coin Makes a Mint at Auction • Letter to the Editor • Jackson Hole Gold, Wyoming • Picks & Pans: Big River Dredging in Northern California • Fake Assays & Assayers • Turning Acid Mine Drainage Into Drinking Water?—Grass Valley Company May Have the Answer • Everything You Need to Know About Gold Wheels • Exceptional Gold Dredging in New Zealand • Lightning Creek, British Columbia • Mine Reopening Could Revive Region • Willow Creek Dredging Trip • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • More Treasure From Sunken Ship