June 1999 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
You might think that gold prospecting techniques are basically the same everywhere, and in many instances you’d be correct. Some geographical locations, however, due to their unique geological conditions, present unusual challenges...
After finding little specks and occasionally little nuggets all season, I had finally reached something economical and interesting! This had never happened before along the Pellice Valley in Italy.
For the fifth time in the last decade, New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey has introduced legislation to set aside wilderness in Utah.
The higher the sensitivity setting, the louder and sharper the signal from a gold nugget or other metal target.
The Bawl Mill • GATA Launches Investigation into Gold Price Manipulation • N.Y. Congressman Introduces Utah Wilderness Bill • Gold in Mono County, California • Prospecting Ores Shoots and Hidden Veins for Specimen-Grade Gold Samples • Randsburg—Still Going Strong • Exploration Drilling • You Want a Ripoff? Here's a Ripoff!! • Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due • Gold and Silver Deposit May Be World's Largest • Aviators Carry Gold Coins • Picks & Pans: Koyukuk River Gold—Prospecting Alaska's Brooks Range • Congressional Request to EPA: "Leave Our Kids Alone!" • Quartz and Chalcedony in Wyoming • Company Notes • Gold at Quartzville, Oregon • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices