August 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Waldo Miners File Suit
On August 29, 2003, the “Miners” (Waldo Mining District, along with Bob & Lesa Barton of Armadillo Mining Shop) filed Complaints in US District Court for the District of Oregon (Medford) against the United States Forest Service, Scott Conroy (in his official capacity as Forest Supervisor of the Siskiyou National Forest), and Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans.
We are happy to report that the current administration has issued a directive to the Forest Service and BLM to address this concern…
More Tips for Evaluating Ores
Tabling and jigging are two relatively inexpensive methods for recovering the “free particle values” from the noble metal ores. However, not all ores contain their values as free particles. In fact, many ores contain appreciable amounts of “metallic salts” that readily dissolve in one’s system water and continue to migrate right along with this water.
National Mining Hall of Fame Names 2021 Inductees
Gary J. Goldberg became President and CEO of Newmont Mining Corp. in 2013. He turned the company’s overall performance around through a disciplined focus on safety, technical fundamentals, and value over volume.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Stupid Is As Stupid Does
The temptation to enter the dark interiors beckoned to me before the day was finished but I resisted.
Gem Theft in Tucson
Police are investigating the theft of five stones, valued by their owner at $128,000, from an exhibit at a Tucson gem show.The largest of the stones taken from the show was a 7-inch-tall pink tourmaline worth $85,000.
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