ICMJ's 13th Annual Photo Contest
January 2004 by StaffOnce again we'd like to thank the many participants in our annual photo contest. Picking our favorite ten photos is never an easy task, as there were so many great photos from which to choose.
The southern tip of Baja California is dominated by the Sierra de la Laguna, a 70-mile-long mountain range that reaches elevations of 7,095 feet. The range is also known as the Sierra de la Victoria.
- Getting back to nature...
- When tin is more valuable than gold
Fourteen-year-old Jacob Hopkins and his father Mike headed out like they do most weekends, to do a little fishing and hunt for gold.
As he was working near the extreme low end of the ground sluicing, I heard a yell through my headphones. Making my way down to him I could see the smile from a long distance.
Public Lands for the People (PLP), a strong advocacy group for property rights, recently went on a campaign to educate prospectors regarding 3809 regulations.
Platinum is only one of a group of related metals that are referred to as platinum group metals (PGMs), because platinum in its native state usually contains all six metals of the group along with some iron.
Re: “Wasteful Government Projects”
The Bawl Mill • From the Editor • Our Readers Say • Forest Occupancy Decision Stands—US Forest Service Withdraws Appeal • World Gold Council Launches New Gold Bullion Securities • Epithermal Gold-Quartz Veins • Gold in Arkansas • Picks & Pans: Winter Prospecting and "Forty Mile" Miller • Company Eyes Reopening Mine Near Troy • Company Notes • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part V (Conclusion) • The Golden Highway—Calaveras County • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver