Miners Win Again in SREP vs. USFS
May 2006 by Jerry HobbsIt’s been three years since the Siskiyou Regional Education Project (SREP) filed a lawsuit against the Siskiyou National Forest (SNF) in an attempt to require a Plan of Operation and financial guarantee (bond) for all mining located in Riparian Reserves (in or near water).
The excitement over IOCG deposits began with the discovery of a monster deposit at Olympic Dam in Australia in 1976. The discovery was accidental as the operator was searching for strata-bound copper deposits.
Excerpts for CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
• Excerpts from past issues
Crater of Diamonds State Park is located 4 miles southeast of Murfreesboro, Arkansas...in an area of low hills, about a half-mile north of the Little Missouri River. The region receives 45 inches of rain per year, enough to support pine-oak forests. The diamond-bearing area stands out as grasslands surrounded by forests.
Within the first 3 hours he and I had found pocket after pocket of gold and couldn't wait to tell Levi of our treasure.
Our second year’s Summit, held over five days in mid-May, was even bigger and better than last year’s gathering. We had more vendors, more hands-on classes and a very full slate of lectures and presentations. Over 2,300 prospectors attended...
The Bawl Mill • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part V Geology of Hardrock Gold Deposits • Orko Silver Corp. • The Willow Creek-Hatcher Pass Alaskan Goldfields • Metal Detecting for Gold Within Andesite and Basaltic Volcanic Mining Districts • How to Prospect for Silver Field Tests You Can Use to Detect the Hidden Metal • Identifying the Noble Metals Simple Tests That Work • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices