Lluvia de Oro— A Shower of Gold Awaiting Development in the Sierra Madre—Part I
November 2008 by Steve WilsonIn the silver belt of the Sierra Madre, the Lluvia de Oro was a discovery of gold, found not by the Spaniards of yore, but from an observant Indian a little over a century ago.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and other officials urged international businesses to invest in the country’s mining industry after the Supreme Court cleared the way for foreigners to fully control mining operations in the country.
U.S. Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck says there ought to be more wilderness—a comment that raised some concerns.
A number of crevices were still waiting to be cleaned out. A lot of the gold remaining in the pit was very fine sized, but a few small nuggets were also recovered.
Last month saw the mining industry take center stage as Toronto, Ontario was once again host city for the giant PDAC annual mining convention. We take at look at that gathering below, focusing on some of the negative industry sentiment on display.
The Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources has released the Directory of Active Mines in Arizona, 2001-2002.
The Bawl Mill • Where To Find Diamonds • Miners Find Encouraging Prospects Near Livengood • The Business Of Mining: Profits, Losses, Hobbies and Businesses • Glen's Big Find • Suction Dredge Study • Beyond The End of The Road • Barnes Store and Yankee Jims • Mining Tax Increase Suggested • Opening Ceremony for Buckhorn Mine • Mining Journal Contest—How Much Is That Old Mining Journal Worth? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices