November 2004 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
A group of Pittsylvania County landowners sitting on 92 million pounds of uranium ore wants Virginia to end its 25-year ban on uranium mining.
Mapping geology underground is not difficult if one knows the procedures. This article presents the procedures that will allow any miner to produce a geologic map of their workings.
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
We’ve built up some contacts in DC during our trips there over the past four years, and we believe we finally have the correct contacts who can get this petition reviewed by the proper people.
• "No surprises" ruled restored
• Supreme Court to address submerged lands in Alaska
• Governors say reform the ESA
• Miners need to stay involved in each state
The Bawl Mill • Editorial: Montana's Controversial Rock Creek Mine • First Load of Concentrate Leaves Reopened Ruth Mine • Uranium Industry Enjoys Rebound as Prices Nearly Triple • BLM Warning About Purchase of Mining Claims on the Internet • Determining the Amount of Gold in a Quartz Specimen • Placer PGMs in Coon Creek, California • Getting Your Float Circuit Layout Right • Pick Up Austria's New Coin—If You Can Lift It • New Prospecting Guides Available Online • Police Extend Detention of Newmont Executives • Picks & Pans—Drywashing and Detecting in Southern California • Over The Divide—Merwin (Merv) H. Hemp • The Boludo Placers, Sonora • The Golden Highway—Placer County • Northwest Miners Rally a Success • Mine Threat Just a Stunt to Criticize Land Laws • MINExpo 2004 Convention Report • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices