August 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The first requirement for a successful mine operation is a market for the product, metallic or nonmetallic. The second requirement is to deliver a quality salable product...
• Government discovers new method to subsidize airlines
• California uses environmentalists' favorite tool against them
• Delayed gratification
• Hold my seat; I'll be right back...
We chatted for a bit and then we had to take off, but I kept what he said in the back of my mind as we rushed out to some other gold-bearing place in the Mother Lode to feed our gold fever.
Authorities filed criminal charges against one of the largest gold refiners in the United States, accusing the company of participating in an illegal, $4.5 million money-laundering operation involving tainted gold from South America for at least four months.
What about all that noise coming from the ground? What is a prospector supposed to do about that?
The Bawl Mill • Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Raises Harassment of Miners to a New Level • Oregon Miners File Suit Against Fisheries Service • BLM Land Swap Deal Raises Eyebrows • Gold in Nevada • The Greenhorn • Striking Gold • The Bombarded 38' Parallel • Picks & Pans: The Trophy Hunt • Corner Country Gold • Something to Consider When You Go Dredging • Western Mining Artifact Collectors Show • Rattlesnakes • The Gold Hill and Iowa Mine 1895-1938 • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices