January 2003 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Since the founding of the original colony in 1836, minerals have proven a vital resource to fund the State’s development. Originally, copper was the lifeblood, being discovered not long after settlement.
The miner was drywashing using a small, gas-powered drywasher for a short period of time—maybe an hour—when he was asked by a ranger to see his permit, which is not required to prospect at this small of a scale.
There are a load of ways to do research, and I’m going to talk about how I do it—maybe you’ll get some ideas that will work for you, too.
• Roadless Rule revisited
• Kensington finally gets stamp of approval
• Interior places restrictions on mining claims near Grand Canyon
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• By the numbers...
The Bawl Mill • The Old Dutch Cleanser Mine • The Ferris-Haggarty Copper-Gold Mine, Grand Encampment District, Wyoming • Directory of Active Mines in Arizona Available • Picks & Pans: Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska • Beryllium in Nevada • Company Notes • The Cemetery Rush • Border Silver • Grandfather John's Notes • ICMJ's 12th Annual Photo Contest Results • Tiffany & Co. to Open Plant in Northern Canada • The Patio • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices