Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part II
September 2007 by Bill RichIn the northwest section of the Kingman Quadrangle, the Kingston Range rises out of the alluvium of the Pahrump and Mesquite valleys. Kingston Peak, rising to an altitude of 7,320 feet, towers high above its foothills.
• So much for privacy in the great outdoors...
• It's smoky in the Smoky Mountains...
• A tale of two or three populations...
• That retirement nest egg may need to be grade A extra large...
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
What could be the first underground gold mine to open in Montana in at least a decade is proposed near the ghost town of Elkhorn in Jefferson County, Montana.
• Ripe for the picking
• The ESA used, and apparently abused, in Arizona and New Mexico
• In a somewhat related story...
• Among the numerous bills that died when Congress adjourned...
• More on the ESA
• Miners must present proof of filing, says IBLA
• Federal government backs mining project
• Appeals Court says Clinton roadless rule can stay
This year was a test. We had never done anything like this before, yet we grossed $30,000 in the short time we had to mine.
Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its refusal to designate critical habitat for seven rare species, five in California and two in Alaska.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • Mining Gold at 16,000 Feet • Locating a New Nugget Patch • The American Hill Mine • In Pursuit of Gold & Silver in the Sierra Madres—The Plan • Cal-Gold Closes Shop After 30 Years • The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 • Prison Time Handed Out for Gold and Silver Thefts • Northern Dynasty Chooses Partner for Pebble • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices