Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Sixteen to One Mine
April 2003 by StaffManslaughter charges against the Original Sixteen to One Mine, company president Mike Miller, and manager Jonathan Farrell, were dismissed by Judge Stanley Young Jr. in Downieville, California.
My last update on this adventure was in the April 2012 issue and involved our search for the northern extension of the Cedarberg Mine. At that time we had found it and we were in the process of returning for some detecting when Mother Nature struck with a late rain and snow storm.
Then I came to a section of recently exposed gravel that looked unworked. Water seeped out all around, making the ground beneath a sea of slick mud.
The Kootenai Tribe has joined Idaho Attorney General AI Lance's suit against the U.S. Forest Service over the Clinton administration's bid to set aside millions of forested acres in the state.
The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills and other tools to prospect for a fabled cache of Civil War gold.
This is the third trip MMAC has made to DC this year, so some of the congressional staff members are gaining a better understanding of the current problems miners face and how MMAC-assisted Mining Districts can alleviate those problems.
• Can’t get no satisfaction...from the government
• Working for Uncle Sam...
How big is the deposit? Are there boulders you will need to move? Do you just want to recover the nuggets or do you think there is good fine gold that you will also want to capture?
The Bawl Mill • Impact of Habitat Designations Grossly Underestimated • A Unique Prospecting Method • Over the Divide • Cripple Creek, Colorado • Picks & Pans: Virginia Prospecting • PLP Gets the Key! • Mariposa, California • The Ocampo District, Chihuahua • The Collaboration • Mud Creek Placer Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver