Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

All Articles

How California Became the Golden State

On the morning of the 19th of January, 1848, Marshall went out to examine the cut and inspect the progress that had been made overnight.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Our Readers Say


• "No small mining operation can afford this..."
"The small arrastra still lives... "
"...an effective defense against Green political efforts to lock the public off public lands."

California State Panning Championships—Foresthill, CA Heritage Celebration


Here's the kicker—for every lost flake there was a five minute penalty added to the time. Lost gold generally meant you didn't make it past the preliminaries.

New Life for the Suction Nozzle


The suction nozzle was one of the first Venturi nozzles to be used in the dredging business. Years later it was replaced with the straight Venturi system, which is sometimes referred to as a “log.” The main benefit of the log is that the operator only needs a suction hose with a short nozzle.

Oregon Suction Gold Dredgers Score Big Win


The main issues in this case involved the DEQ’s authority to regulate discharges under sections 402 and 404 of the Clean Water Act.

Additional Note Regarding "Strategic Metals—Part II"


From the December 2013 issue:

Looking Back


Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.

Melman on Gold & Silver


Deadlines are something we must live with at ICMJ as with any other publication, and as this columnist’s deadline approached early Tuesday morning of September 11, I turned on the financial channel to get some last pre-market commentary before completing this month’s column. What I saw was virtually beyond belief. A jetliner had just crashed into one of the two towers of the World Trade Center...

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Commercial Placer Mining With Jigs   • Ask The Experts: Bench Top Crushers   • Ask The Experts: How to remove precious metals from lead?   • How to Properly Ground Balance to Find the Most Gold   • Authorities Search for Lost Treasure Hunters   • Alaska Geologist Survives Grizzly Attack   • The Guaniamo Diamond Area, Venezuela—Part II   • The Rocky Bar Mining District, Idaho   • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
The Jenkins Mine Project—The Golden Rules of Science   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • ICMJ Again Matches Funds For PLP Donations

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue