Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2010 by Scott Harn• California dredging update
• On a related issue, SB 233
• EPA and greenhouse gases
Many new detector operators and even some experienced ones don’t pay enough attention to keeping their detectors in proper balance. The result is false targets as well as incessant chirping and chatter.
There are dry placer gold deposits in every county in Nevada, some of which are yet to be discovered.
Winter is the time for research, and if you haven’t already done some research to find new places to prospect, now is the time to cram in some last minute research before the good weather arrives.
The historical AJ mine, located east of Juneau, Alaska, was considered the largest gold mine in the state at one time. Joe Juneau and Richard Harris struck gold there in 1880, and it has been more recently known as a tourist destination.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
• Dollars and (non) sense
• Speaking of overspending
• A hare-raising solution
• No longer in the majority
• Feeling a little vulnerable
The Bawl Mill • Mining Reform and Congress • Placer Mining in Canada's Yukon Territory • California's Rich Pocket Mines • The Significance of Boulders in Placer Deposits • Oregon Suction Gold Dredgers Score Big Win • Michigan Approves Nickel, Copper Mine • Desert Drywashing • The History of Gold Mining in Sierra County • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver