Mining Investment—Or Fraud?
June 2002 by Larry W. MonroeThe rapid fall of the stock market created a situation in which investors not only pulled back from traditional equities, assuming dot coms are traditional investments, but many recent arrivals in the world’s...
• The Forest Service worker who cried “wolf”
• Out of commission
The next hurdle to jump was whether the trommel motor would start again after sitting on the desert for six years without being started. The last time it had taken a three foot pipe wrench to bust it loose.
I need to mention some additional information pertaining to our recent article on Alaska’s Bluff’s beach…
In the 1980s, I spent 5 summers living in a tent in order to map the 450 mi2 South Pass granite-greenstone belt and many of its historic mines. While mapping, I was quite impressed by the general lack of development of lode gold deposits.
Q: I am doing research regarding potential litigation involving the Endangered Species Act. Are you able to advise me on the status of the following:? HR 3824, The Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005 (TESRA) introduced in the House of Representatives in September, 2005.
How does one go about discovering a rare earth oxide (REO) deposit when he is not familiar with the rare and unusual rocks and minerals that are found in such deposits? That was the case at Mountain Pass, California, yet the deposit was eventually discovered and mined.
One of the first minerals most prospectors learn to recognize is quartz, because, in the right circumstances, it can be an excellent indicator mineral for prospectors. Quartz is common, easy to identify, and is often associated with gold and other valuable metal deposits.
The Bawl Mill • ICMJ Elected Prospecting Magazine of 2002 • Gold in Suriname • Golden Age of Gold Dredges • Prospecting With Limited Equipment • Looking Back • Beryllium in Utah • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: The Gold of "Eldorado Canyon"—Mariposa County, California • Fire Agate in Arizona • The Canton Lead • NAS Agrees to Review Superfund Science • Tight Budgets Force Forest Service to Cut Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices