Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due
July 1999 by StaffFor miners holding a mining claim, mill site or tunnel site on public lands, August 31, 1999 is the last day to meet the annual filing requirement and pay the $100 maintenance fee to the Bureau of Land Management.
Mining Claim Fees Are Going Up
The Northwest Mining Association reports that the claim maintenance fee for 2004-2005 will be raised.
An Expensive Lesson
Alaska is a land of extremes and the weather is no exception. By the time we reached the mighty Yukon River we could see a dark line of clouds stretching from east to west as far as the eye could see.
Finding Gold With A Simple Sluice Box
…the sluice is a normal first step up from a gold pan for many prospectors. They are simple to use, easily portable, can capture a lot of gold, and can process gravel 10 to 20 times faster than a person can pan…
Gold in Texas
There are numerous legends involving “lost” Spanish mines and treasures in central Texas, some of which have actually been found. The most famous mine, which remains lost, is the San Saba.
Holcomb Valley Gold, Southern California
The first time I found gold in the creek here is when I decided to try a new place to drywash on a hill not far from the dirt path I was on.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Having learned to proceed with some skepticism regarding the public’s interpretation of events, we offer the following forecasts for the coming year...
Hawthorne's Golden Outlook
It was not the scenery that attracted Vancouver-based Hawthorne Gold Corp. to the area, but rather the opportunity to gain control of projects with the ability to enter into production in the relatively near future...
The Bawl Mill • Gold Hunters Hit the Web in Fight with Missile Range • Religious Broadcaster in Liberia Mining Venture • Kazak Government Collects Gold from Residents • Recreational Gold Panning on the South Yuba River • Groups Wonder Meaning of Call for More Wilderness • Desert Bonanza • Gold Near Boulder, Colorado • Company Notes • The Carissa Gold Mine, South Pass, Wyoming—A Sleeper? • Tantalum • Building the American Dream • Picks & Pans: A Pay Streak in Slate • Elizabethtown: Uncovering a Buried California Mining Community • California Diamonds • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Silver Demand Driving Mine Production Up—Mexico Remains Number One Producer • Looking Back