January 2005 by Scott HarnExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Until about 20 years ago, interest in Wyoming's gold was at an all-time low, not only because of relatively-low gold prices, but also due to the lack of information on many of the state's gold deposits.
Winter in Alaska! What is an Alaskan gold miner to do? Go somewhere warm to look for gold, that's what!
Potholes in bedrock can trap placer minerals and even be glory holes. They are, at least, interesting geologic phenomena, and at best, a treasure trove of gold nuggets.
Ten heavily armed men hijacked a plane November 5th, making off with 660 lbs of gold worth an estimated $2.3 million...
Last month we took a look at the origins of coarse gold nuggets and the results of some new science about how they form. This new information pointed out that many nuggets once thought to be of secondary origin are formed under hot conditions...
Dust and dry washing
The Bawl Mill • Convention Report • Interview with Congressman Gibbons on Mining Law Reform • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers • Gold Canyon Resources Targets Gallium • Tucson Mountain Chaos • Picks & Pans: Auburn Ravine Gold • Suit Filed to Stop Mining in Northern California • Niobium and Tantalum • The Iola Mine Group, Montgomery County, North Carolina • Effectively Using a Detector and Drywasher for Placer Gold • Mining Companies Use Conservative Valuations • Company Notes • Accident at Robinson Mine Leaves Two Dead • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices