ISEE Celebrates 25 Years
September 1999 by Associated PressThe society, started by nine founding members in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1974 as a non-profit professional organization, is dedicated to promoting the art and science of explosives engineering.
Ask The Experts - Do you think it’s realistic for a detectorist to recover a couple of ounces per week if working full time?
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Just as we were sitting down to write this column, a political bombshell was released when Rick Santorum announced he was terminating his efforts to win the Republican Presidential nomination, virtually assuring the nomination will be to Mitt Romney. The remaining candidates, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich appear to have no realistic chances.
In the four corners region of America there is a place—a very special place—called the Paradox Basin. It appears empty, but is quite full if you look at it from the correct perspective.
I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • The Klamath Mountains • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Gold in the Drum Mountains • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back