Is a Gold Rush Coming to the Iron Range?
September 2004 by Associated PressScientists from the state Department of Natural Resources reported that they recently discovered the highest concentrations of gold particles ever found in the state during routine soil sampling near Soudan.
In Chile, the trapiche (tra-peach-ee) method of milling gold ore began more than 400 years ago. The first trapiche, also known as a Chilean mill, was a stone wheel weighing two or three tons rotating on an axle.
On February 16, 2001, in Olympia, Washington, a very unusual thing happened—prospectors and officials of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) finally engaged in a true dialogue and discovered that they weren’t enemies after all!
“Legal Subdivision” is a method used to describe various tracts of land, including most placer mining claims. Anyone wanting to research mining claims in order to find “open ground,” for the purpose of prospecting and/or locating a mining claim, will need to know how to use this tool.
Keeping track of the news during the past month was like watching the later rounds of a boxing match, the part where the light jabs and the “feeling out” of the opponent were passed and the heavy hitting begins, because last month we were hit with several powerful stories affecting our markets.
Sometimes it takes a hard head to go beneath a hardhat. Digging for gold isn’t the easiest way to make a living, yet it’s an honorable profession, dealing a lot with nature.
Hard times for the copper industry could cost property owners in Grant County.
• Good news on EPA regs
• California rewards key appointment to dredging foe
• Republicans seek to block creation of National Monuments
• Zimbabwe threatens seizure of mining rights
Please Note: • The Bawl Mill • Kerry Proposes Large Fees on Miners • The Klamath Oldland • Baker City is Defined by Gold Rush • Picks & Pans: George Duffy Jr.—Pocket Miner Extraordinaire • Coeur Alaska Hopes to Begin Work on Gold Mine This Fall • Crater of Diamonds, Arkansas • Company Plans to Develop Cabinet Mountains Mine • I-147 Before Montana Supreme Court • Diamond Exploration and Mining Heating Up in North America • Gold in Serbia • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices