Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2009 by Scott Harn• Interior considers huge withdrawal in Arizona
• Travel Management Plans
• Roadless Rule has nine lives
• Feeding at the government trough
• Environmental group tops the US domestic terroritst list
• Some towns will do anything for tourism...
The specific gravity of chalcedony is 2.58 to 2.64. This is slightly lower than coarsely crystalline quartz because of slight porosity in chalcedony. Being so light, it will easily wash out of a gold pan.
• Bill introduced to repeal RAT
• Rock Creek — Alaska
• Rock Creek — Montana
This last installment in the series will look at methods for finding and recovering coarse gold from alluvial (river and stream) placer environments. Unlike the residual and eluvial placers that we have considered previously, the force of flowing...
After a host of companies spent 20 years prospecting, a mining firm is ready to make a play on the $2 billion lode of gold sitting in Eastern Oregon.
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Bigger Is Not Always Better • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • The Tonopah Gold and Silver District • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • California State Gold Panning Championships • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver