April 2004 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Some of us probably recall the saying "the fly in the ointment."...
• "You must be morons to send me this letter!"
• Worried about Y2K?—Trust in God and the FDIC...
The decision was made to move the dredge intact, a massive undertaking indeed. The goal was to move it only one mile to the Busby’s Chicken Gold Camp, but what a mile that was to be.
• TVI Pacific Inc.
• Sherwood Mining Corp.
• Rubicon Minerals Corp.
• Planet Exploration Inc.
• Goldcorp Inc.
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Wolfden Resources Inc.
• Redstar Gold Corp.
• Oretcch Inc.
• Goldspring Inc.
• McWatters Mining Inc.
• Cambior Inc.
Despite a variety of other side subjects, the dominant source of financial headlines during the past month continues to be Europe, and we note two particular foci...
PLF scores another win for property rights
• Taxpayers may be in double jeopardy?
• Don't ask; won't tell...
• By the numbers...
Most of the world's ore deposits have been found by prospectors, not by geologists nor mining engineers. This article has been prepared with this fact in mind.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Wyoming—A Land That Time (And Explorationists) Forgot • Two Arrested in Alleged Mining Investment Scheme • Wall-Rock Alteration • Melman Reports From PDAC—News About India, China, and a Potential Shortage of Nickel • Picks & Pans: Family's Identity Forged Working Nevada's Gold • Researching Suitable Areas to Detect for Free-Milling Gold • A Working Arrastra • Training Videos From NIOSH • The Golden Highway—Amador County • Prospectores Unite in Washington State • Flexible Circuits Possible From Gold Wire • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices