Journeys in the Kingman Quadrangle—Part III
October 2007 by Bill RichThe sun is teasing the horizon in the heart of the Mojave. Soon, the exciting nightlife will end as the lizards and desert rats return to their homes.
• Make your vote count...again, and again, and again...
• Debt ceiling, round two
• "Throw Them All Out"
• A cut above the rest...
Last month saw a veritable mountain of good economic news come pouring out of government and industry. Industrial production was up; GDP rose strongly; unemployment rates came down; profits were up; consumer confidence readings rose; etc., etc., etc. And yet, strangely enough, the financial markets produced only a “molehill” of results.
Some 250 million years ago, the Earth had just one supercontinent, known as “Pangaea.” For whatever reason, the supercontinent began to break apart. South America and Africa remained joined, as “Gondwana,” until 65 million years ago, when they split apart. The obvious “fit” of South America with Africa was noted by geologists back in the 19th century, but it was not until Alfred Wegener came out with his “continental drift” hypothesis in 1912 that people took note.
• "Thank you..."
• "...dredges under 8" need not be regulated"
A couple of months ago, folks on the US and Aussie online gold forums started noticing that GP4500 detectors (Minelab’s top of the line gold unit) were selling used for prices significantly more than they cost new!
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Prospecting for Hardrock Platinum, Nickel & Copper Deposits • An Answer to Endangered Salmon? • Detecting in Australia's Etheridge Goldfield • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Pt I • Another Successful Northwest Miners Rally • California State Gold Panning Championships September 1-2, 2007 • The Next Crisis For America • Melman on Gold & Silver • Barrick Offers $10 Million to Unlock Silver Ore • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices