May 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Oregon's attack on suction gold dredging
• New DOI Director nominated
• More Forest Service restrictions in the works
• California suction gold dredging
House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
Many individual prospectors would like to know a little more about the geology of gold deposits. There is no doubt that in the final analysis, no matter how well you operate your equipment, unless you can find the places where gold is...
The world remains a fascinating place to watch, for it seems that just when some of the most serious problems appear to be on their way to resolution, a whole new collection crops up. We appear to have been in just that type of environment this past month.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Kinross Gold Corp.
• TVX Gold Corp.
I started the New Year of 1998 with great anticipation of finding that elusive vein of gold. Twice a year I planned my vacation carefully, not to miss the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekend. I wanted to be smack in the heart of the Downieville gold field.
One of the greatest and richest underground placer mines of California was the Hidden Treasure Mine of Placer County.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab • Drywashing Rules Clarified • Mineralized Calderas in Colorado • The Keystone Gold-Copper District, Medicine Bow Mountains, Southeastern Wyoming • Picks & Pans: Mining Tungsten Ore—A Case History • Gold in Oregon • Aussie Gold—A Look at the Northern Territory • The Phoenix Gold Mine: A Brief History • Calico Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver