Hawthorne's Golden Outlook
March 2009 by Leonard MelmanIt was not the scenery that attracted Vancouver-based Hawthorne Gold Corp. to the area, but rather the opportunity to gain control of projects with the ability to enter into production in the relatively near future...
The Yukon-Klonkide Goldfields—Part II
There has been more written on the Klondike Gold Rush than any rush in the history of the world. Some highlights have been written below, a mere grain of sand of information to glean. The price of gold during the 1890s averaged $20.67 per ounce.
What To Look For—And Look Out For—In A Placer Mineral Report
Buying a placer claim or investing in a placer mining property comes with plenty of financial risks. You need as much information as possible about the mineral deposit in order to minimize those risks.
Mine Market / Circulation Manager Returns to High School
Over the past 4 years many of our readers, advertisers, and newsstand vendors have had the pleasure of talking with Matt Koumaras...
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations
• EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine
• Proposed Mines Act permit fees
How to Refine Silver—Pt I
Silver refining has been used from ancient times to change the characteristics of the metal. Early metallurgists refined silver by heating it a couple hundred degrees above its melting point and holding the metal at an elevated temperature for a period of time.
BLM Flexes Its Muscles in Quartzsite
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
Melman on Gold & Silver
The idea of decisive action in 2014 will be at the heart of my presentation at the ICMJ Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit of April 5-6 in Placerville. I look forward to meeting you all then.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts—What Should I Do Next With This Quartz Vein? • East Coast Dredger Heads West—Part III • Prospecting for Commercial-Scale Gold Deposits • The Red Point Mine • Over The Divide—Chuck Cox, 1943-2009 • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices • Beach Mining Returns to Washington State
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Rahall Proposes Bill to End All Mining in the U.S. • PLP Needs Our Help