October 2004 by StaffExcerpts for CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
...we will continue our examination of the rich streams and mining districts, and then take a look at some of the big nuggets that have been found here.
Sharp, jagged mountains shot up around me as I slowly bumped my way, in my old Chevy pickup, up the boulder strewn mining road to the Fern Mine. The Fern Mine is situated on the west side of Archangel Creek, where several other hard rock mines once operated.
The Canadian company that owns the Pebble Mine prospect has partnered with Anglo American to develop the Pebble project in Southwest Alaska.
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to close off nearly 5,000 acres of public land on South Pass for the next two years while a plan is developed for designating portions of Sweetwater River as wild and scenic.
I learned the next day that I was not the only one that had crossed paths with a bear. Dick told us about his harrowing experience from the previous night.
Cue’s recent development of the Yuty Project has coincided with growing strength in the general uranium market. The price for fuel-grade uranium has risen to above $70 per pound for the first time in several years...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Update: Forest Service Interim Rule • VMS Deposits in Central Arizona • The Guyana Highlands • Prospecting with a VLF-Type Gold Detector • Freegold Ventures' Golden Summit Project • Picks & Pans: Working the Crevices • Molybdenum • 2004 California State Gold Panning Championships • Company Notes • Why Environmental Groups Prefer Kerry • The French Mines of El Boleo • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices