IBLA Limits Patent to Mineral Rights in Wild & Scenic River Corridors
March 1999 by Guest WriterThe following was excerpted from a published decision of Interior Department Office of Hearings and Appeals
Gold in Guyana—Part II: Process Optimization at Sacre Coeur Minerals' Lower Puruni Alluvial Mining Project
In Part Two of my two-part series I describe the mechanized alluvial gold mining operation on the lower Puruni River launched by Sacre Coeur Minerals in 2011.
Platinum Placers and Nuggets
Sometimes a placer miner will find small bits and nuggets of metal associated with gold and other heavy minerals in his concentrates, which exhibits a silver-gray color rather than the normal tones of gold.
BLM Wants to Withdraw South Pass Public Land
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to close off nearly 5,000 acres of public land on South Pass for the next two years while a plan is developed for designating portions of Sweetwater River as wild and scenic.
The Bawl Mill
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Quartz and Chalcedony in Wyoming
Quartz is a common rock-forming mineral found in many shapes, forms, and colors.
Revisiting Commerce Resources—A Tantalum and Niobium Mining Project
One of the most intriguing company articles we have written during the past few years was based on our late Spring 2005 visit to Commerce Resources’ tantalum and niobium project in the towering mountains of east-central British Columbia...
The Bawl Mill • New York Meeting Examines Gold's Monetary Role • Death Valley Find is Apparent Hoax • Mining Ends in Leadville • Mine Woes Could Mean Higher Taxes • The Federal Land Survey System • Exchange Moves to Protect Investors from Mining Scams • The Beer That Saved Goldfield • Mining Benefits Everyone During Winter Months • AZ Miners and Minerals Department Threatened with Elimination • Alaska Minerals Poster Available from BLM • Digital Tools—The PC and GPS • Small Mines Bill Clears Committee • Successful Mineral Property Promotion • Picks & Pans: Confessions of a Small Miner—Part I • Gold in Moffat County, Colorado • Forest Service Chief Calls for Mining Moratorium in Montana • Governor Tells Industry He Will Consider Tax Cuts • Company Notes • Gold Mine Becomes "Golden Partner" of California Sesquicentennial • Melman on Gold & Silver • Claim Staking Rush Northern Quebec, Canada • Looking Back