December 2006 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Oregon proposes to stop mining in “scenic” waterways
• More news from Oregon
• Interior Department finally back online
• Alaska DNR departures
• Update on suction gold dredging
During the summer break of my first year of college in the late ‘50s, I was unemployed and bored, so my friends and I decided to do some gold mine exploration. We used to read a magazine called Treasure and had a good idea of where all the gold mines were located.
- And then there was one...
- The humble heros of the CEA
The following was excerpted from a published decision of Interior Department Office of Hearings and Appeals
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Researching and Staking Mining Claims • The Goodnews Bay Platinum Fields • Special Rock • The Business of Mining: Cars, Trucks and Tax Deductions • The Kern River Gold Rush • Finding Gold in Mokelumne River Canyon • Important Court Cases • Smugglers Causing Problems in South Africa • Market Spotlight: Platinum in Demand • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices