ICMJ's 12th Annual Photo Contest Results
January 2003 by Staff
Geologic maps generally appear complex and daunting, and certainly some are. However, many have information hidden within their bright splashes of colors and patterns that can aid the prospector who takes the time to study them.
Newmont Mining welcomed the release of five executives who were being detained in Indonesia over claims that the company polluted Buyat Bay in central Indonesia.
The Bradshaw Mountains, southeast of the old territorial capital city of Prescott, contain traces of many old mines and the railroads that were built to serve them.
If you think all the vein gold near the surface has been dug up—think again! A weekend prospector recently came into the lab with a shoe-box full of samples that were from ten to fifty percent native crystalline gold on dirty white quartz.
After pinpointing and recovery, he had his first nugget of channel gold in his hand. This was also his first nugget with the new detector.
Because quartz and gold may be deposited together across a considerable range of temperatures, not all quartz veins are the same, and there are several different types of gold-quartz deposits.
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