ICMJ 9th Annual Photo Contest Results
January 2000 by StaffSee the top 10 winners!
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Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
I regularly get inquiries along the line of: “Hey, I found this rock, and I think it might be gold ore. How can I tell?” Prospectors are always on the lookout for gold-bearing rocks that may be the source of any nearby placer gold.
Palladium may well be an underexplored element and therefore an opportunity for prospectors and geologists. This is because they are often less than obvious and other than the native metals, a chemical analysis of samples is required to identify PGM-enriched rocks.
One look at a map of the northern portion of Ontario province in Canada clearly identifies it as an area of immense beauty. From Georgian Bay on Lake Huron across to Lake Nipissing and all points north, it is a land of...
If you have done any hiking in rough terrain you are well aware that going down a slope is much more difficult and dangerous than climbing it.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Letter from the Editor to our Readers and Advertisers • Administration Considers Bypassing Congress • First Woman to Draw Mining Pension • Small Mine Selective Blasting • Mohave Mountain Placers, Arizona • High Court to Reconsider Wilderness Water Rights • Sixteen to One Takes on MSHA • Picks & Pans: Gold Mining on Joie Osgood Ranch • Gold • Company Notes • Millie's Tailings • Placer PGMs in Alaska • Mogollon—New Mexico's Remote Gold Camp • The Other Minerals of Mt. Diablo • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back