February 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Montana Tunnels Discovery
Many prospectors and exploration teams deliberately avoid small tracts of land for various understandable reasons. However, in hopes that I might encourage some of my fellow prospectors to think more kindly of small tracts, I’d like to...
Safety With a Tax Deduction
As an employer, every mining operation, large or small, is responsible for protecting the safety and health of its employees. Safety is also good business. An effective safety and health program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. It’s the right thing to do, and doing it right pays off in lower costs, increased productivity, and higher employee morale.
MMAC & PLP Update -- Rand Mining District Gets Organized
The process of updating the Rand Mining District is underway and you’ll see a Public Notice in this issue requesting interested parties to submit an application to serve on the board.
Ask the Experts
Q: A few questions about diamonds...
Ask The Experts
Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Detecting A Trashy Area
Some prospectors would have assumed it was another shotgun shell, but in this case it was 17.6-pennyweight nugget!
The Bawl Mill • Federal and State Biologists Accused of Planting Evidence • Placer Gold in New Mexico • Mining Deaths Drop to New Low in 2001 • Prospecting for Meteorites with a Metal Detector • Aussie Gold—A Look at Victoria • The Rand of South Africa • Picks & Pans: Arizona Desert Drywashing Adventure • 2001 World Gold Panning Championships • Throw-Away Gold: Back to Basics • Placer Gold Near Fairbanks, Alaska • The "Drumstick" • Company Notes • Editorial • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices