Judge Orders FBI to Produce Records on Civil War Gold Hunt
May 2022 by Associated Press
A federal judge has ordered the FBI to speed up the release of records about the search for the legendary gold, ruling in favor of Finders Keepers, the treasure hunting outfit that led FBI agents to the remote site.
Pullin' the Pin
I first saw Pioche, Nevada while hitch-hiking into town in an old Ford with three good tires and one wheel hammered to an ugly steel disc on fifty miles of blacktop.
Mining Boom May Be In Store For Upper Michigan
While digging a well six years ago, the owner of a backwoods camp near the Michigan-Wisconsin line cut into sparkling rock. He showed a sample to a geologist friend, who realized it was laced with zinc.
Higher Copper Price Brings Hope, Jobs
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining
Judging by news accounts, Tracy was doing exactly what H.R. 365, commonly referred to as the Mining Act of 1866, allows him to do.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
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Looking for that Hidden Placer
I detect in a wide array of situations. I like to search for places that no one has been to. I really like to find areas that have never been worked at all.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts - How are gold veins formed? • Ask The Experts - Is there gold in Monterey County, California? • Ask The Experts - Can you explain NMR and satellite imagery? • Ask The Experts - What other indicators are there besides red soils? • Mineralization, Ground Balance and Metal Detecting • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Warning Signs • What To Do With All That Gold? • Proposed 100-Mile Road in the Yentna Mining District • All About Trommels and Screens for Placer Gold Recovery • Strategies for Detecting Heavily Pounded Areas—Pt II • Auburn, California • Old Water Channels Provide Important Clues • The Mystery of the Grand Summit Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices