Miners Still Waiting for Bonding Recommendations from DOI
June 2003 by StaffBonding regulation changes went into effect in December 2001, requiring many small miners who had been operating under a Notice of Intent to obtain bonding for their operations.
Part I of the article addressed modern placer gold deposits. This second installment will address “ancient” flood deposits.
• Occupancy rules discussed
• Comment period open for small-scale mining and dredging in Oregon
• Here we go round Obamacare...
• Care packages for al-Qaeda?
Communist China Now Controls Supply of Rare Minerals
Ore dressing is of prime importance to the operator of a small hardrock gold mine. No, Virginia, ore dressing has nothing to do with dressing in the latest spring dresses, or the stuff that gets forced into the turkey on Thanksgiving. It refers to the method of processing ore to extract the valuable minerals contained in the rock—in the case of this series of articles, gold and silver.
• Lock ‘em up and throw away the keys
• Snow White and the 9 Justices?
• Child support wasn’t her “Primary” concern...
• Burglar makes a clean getaway
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
The Bawl Mill • City Gives Blessing to Pogo Mine • Underground at Yankee Jim's • Dry Placers in Southern Baja • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—More Detector Tips • Gold in Tennessee • Old Stock Certificates—Treasures or Trash? • Payette Forest Sides With Mining Company • Using Mineral Deposit Models • The Old Mine Dump • A Practical Approach to Dowsing • Feds Release Opinion on Planned Mine Under Montana Wilderness • The Lengendary Lost Gold of the Headless Valley • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices