September 2004 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The “Push” for Gold—The Great Nevada Adventure Continues
I got a signal but knew it was small. Still, I was very happy to find something. I continued and got another signal. Yes! A bigger nugget! Then I got another signal.
The Bawl Mill
• House members "earn" another raise
• So how much is the national debt?
Legislative And Regulatory Update
• Good news on EPA regs
• California rewards key appointment to dredging foe
• Republicans seek to block creation of National Monuments
• Zimbabwe threatens seizure of mining rights
Gold Rush in the Congo
It all started with a phone call from my friend and prospecting partner Pat Keene. He told me that he knew of an investor who was just starting out in the gold industry and was looking for a gold consultant to go to Africa to prospect and analyze a 400 sq. mile concession in the middle of the Congo rainforest. I waited for the “just kidding” line...
How to Become a More Successful Nugget Detectorist—And Basic Information on Machines
The intention of this article is to summarize the highlights of the past 25 years which have led up to metal detecting for gold nuggets and to cover some basic information...
Ask The Experts: How to remove precious metals from lead?
I have a large amount of precious metals, gold and silver, mixed in with lead. Cupelling is expensive. What method can I use to extract the gold and silver without cupelling?
Ask The Experts — How have fellow dredgers modified their dredges in order to retain fine gold?
Q: In the article by David Knowlen, “There’s Still Gold in the Umpqua River,” January 2008, the author stated that “most conventional dredges with normal angles of sluice setup do not retain this gold.”...
Please Note: • The Bawl Mill • Kerry Proposes Large Fees on Miners • Is a Gold Rush Coming to the Iron Range? • The Klamath Oldland • Baker City is Defined by Gold Rush • Picks & Pans: George Duffy Jr.—Pocket Miner Extraordinaire • Coeur Alaska Hopes to Begin Work on Gold Mine This Fall • Crater of Diamonds, Arkansas • Company Plans to Develop Cabinet Mountains Mine • I-147 Before Montana Supreme Court • Diamond Exploration and Mining Heating Up in North America • Gold in Serbia • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices