Landowners See Potential Gold Mine in Uranium Ore
December 2007 by Associated PressA group of Pittsylvania County landowners sitting on 92 million pounds of uranium ore wants Virginia to end its 25-year ban on uranium mining.
Washington’s mineral prospecting regulations, adopted Jan. 1999, have indeed caused great chaos for those who enjoy the hobby and also those who were accustomed to making a living by operating larger (8”) dredges. The discussion within the miners’ network has not decreased; at best it is a slow simmer.
• Bringing down the house
• German "manhandlers"
• Don't call us; we'll call you...
• Laziness pays off
Many people, mostly New Mexico Native Americans, but including this miner, wear turquoise from the first mine in America. I took my blue stones from the old mine by hand labor, underground, a half century ago.
• 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...
As the tumultuous year of 2008 finally draws to a close, economic issues dominate the world’s headlines as country after country and industry after industry continue to be affected by the worst economic contraction since the Great Depression.
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
We’ve been fielding quite a few questions lately from subscribers and manufacturers wanting to know if we are going to host another Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit.
The Bawl Mill • Searching for a Paying Hardrock Deposit • Kings Valley Project Hopes to Meet Lithium, Uranium Demand • New Study on the Formation of Nuggets—Part I • Over the Divide —Ronald Richard "Ron" Wendt • Small-Scale Mining with a Dozer and Detectors • Alaska and Nevada Continue to Lead the Pack • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre; The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part III • Looking Back • Feds Raid “Liberty Dollar” Headquarters • Melman on Gold & Silver (2007 Year in Review) • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices