February 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
New core samples taken near Caribou, not far from the Continental Divide at the edge of Boulder County, show the potential for major production in coming years, an owner of the mine says.
“JP, is it possible to make a living looking for gold with a metal detector?” I get asked this question a lot...
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