ICMJ's 12th Annual Photo Contest Results
January 2003 by Staff
• Muzzle puzzle
• America’s loss is China’s gain
My mother stands in the desert, a hot wind kicking up puffs in the sand around her feet. She’s staring hard at the rusted buckets, weathered boards and mine shafts scattered throughout the sagebrush, concentrating, and I can tell she’s not really here. Not here now, at least. She is here 65 years ago. And this is not a long-abandoned ghost town at the end of a dirt road in one of Nevada’s endless stretches of nowhere.
…there is now concrete evidence that growing numbers of investors and other concerned observers are now turning to gold as a storehouse of value in these potentially troubling times.
• Forest Service tries to further restrict mining
• Bills would set more lands off-limits
Q: What exactly does "ionizing" mercury mean?
Last month we took a look at the origins of coarse gold nuggets and the results of some new science about how they form. This new information pointed out that many nuggets once thought to be of secondary origin are formed under hot conditions...
The Bawl Mill • The Old Dutch Cleanser Mine • The Ferris-Haggarty Copper-Gold Mine, Grand Encampment District, Wyoming • Directory of Active Mines in Arizona Available • Picks & Pans: Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska • Beryllium in Nevada • Company Notes • The Cemetery Rush • Border Silver • Grandfather John's Notes • Tiffany & Co. to Open Plant in Northern Canada • The Patio • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices