Little Rocky Mountains, Montana
February 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Little Rocky Mountains are a group of wooded hills, 10 miles long and 8 miles wide, which form an island in the Great Plains of north-central Montana. They rise to 5,708 feet, 2,000 feet above the surrounding plains.
Nearly 11,000 attended this year’s Prospector and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto. Joe Hamilton, president of the Convention Planning Committee, beleived he knew why the numbers were so high.
Robert A. Sanregret
1930 - 1999
A state funding agency has given the initial OK to financing $20 million in debt to move the Kensington gold project near Juneau toward becoming a working mine.
With eight loads processed, a pumpkin-size rock fell into the hopper, stopping the whole operation until I could lift it out.
The modern tangential impulse water wheel, a device best suited for hydroelectric power production where high water head is available, is an ingenious device born in the historic gold mining industry of California in the 19th Century.
• TVI Pacific Inc.
• Sherwood Mining Corp.
• Rubicon Minerals Corp.
• Planet Exploration Inc.
• Goldcorp Inc.
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Wolfden Resources Inc.
• Redstar Gold Corp.
• Oretcch Inc.
• Goldspring Inc.
• McWatters Mining Inc.
• Cambior Inc.
The surging price of gold is attracting a whole new generation of prospectors who are looking to find a bit of natural gold out in the hills. It’s certainly a lot different than it was six or eight years ago when gold was stuck below $300 per ounce.
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