October 2003 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The 250 mile long Colorado Mineral Belt cuts diagonally across central and southwestern Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...
The first thing I realized was this was not a toy—this thing had power and I needed to really pay attention. I got into position, took a deep breath, and pushed that monster into the hard pack.
As we all get back to “normal,” or as close to it as we can, I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our advertisers for sticking it out through the hard times.
• Congress hits an all-time low
• FEMA—Federal Emergency MISmanagement Again...
• But everyone else is doing it...
Bismuth oxide for assaying?
The federal government decided not to add the greater sage-grouse to the list of endangered species. A listing would certainly have resulted in countless new restrictions across the Western states.
What are the steps for filing a mining claim?
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