December 2007 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Unlike producing mines, exploration companies and claim holders owning non-producing claims are not reaping a windfall of increased profits from the recent high prices for precious metals and other raw materials.
I recently returned from a nugget-shooting trip somewhere in the extensive Basin Range of Nevada. While there, I happened to meet “Young Fella,” a professional nuggetshooter.
The Colorado Plateau, much of it “Red Rock Country,” covers most of southern and eastern Utah, as well as parts of adjoining states. Elevations range from 3,600 to over 12,000 feet. Much of the region is...
The paper’s crack reporters filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act, demanding public release of “secret” emails explaining why the Interior Department recommended, and President Trump approved, shrinking Bears’ Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments.
Q: What amount of silver is considered the best find ever?
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