November 2000 by StaffExcerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
5th Circuit Ruling May Benefit Miners
This ruling comes at an opportune time, just as suction dredge miners are dealing with new proposed regulations in several western states. Be sure to cite this case when you provide comments on the regulations!
From The Editor: A Note to Our Readers and Advertisers
We want to assure you that we took our time, looking for someone energetic and knowledgeable, and I think we found the perfect match.
A Note from the Editor
Also in the good news category, the current administration has taken many of our recommendations regarding much-needed regulatory relief to heart.
The Yukon-Klonkide Goldfields—Part II
There has been more written on the Klondike Gold Rush than any rush in the history of the world. Some highlights have been written below, a mere grain of sand of information to glean. The price of gold during the 1890s averaged $20.67 per ounce.
Ask The Experts - A metal detector for Ghana?
From Curiosity to Mine Owner - Pt II
When we last heard from Ernie, he was still in Honduras and we were anxiously waiting to hear how the set up and training went at the mine. It got a bit complicated after that.
Ask the Experts
Q: Does anyone know of an electrowinning instrument that will plate (heavy plate) rhodium and iridium? I have both in solution. (Solution content = 262.9 oz/ton of iridium; 14.9 oz/ton rhodium.)
If I have precious metals in solution in bulk, say 620 to 1,000 gallons, is there a facility to extract the precious metals out? If so, can each be isolated?
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