July 2000 by StaffExcerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
The owners of many prospecting, dredging and mining operations may be missing a number of newly extended and expanded tax breaks under the false impressions that they expired. Other tax breaks that may have been overlooked in the past have now been clarified thanks to the last-minute passage of a new tax law.
How to locate diamonds: This article focuses on the principal host rock for diamond and describes some gemstones (and kimberlitic indicator minerals) typically found with diamond.
There were many small gold placers found and worked in the deserts in the old days, which had then been pretty much forgotten about. We all tried to be the first to re-discover these spots.
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• "I would like to be included..."
• "No claim in the world can be economically exploited without mechanical means."
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