Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
December 2003 by Staff
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
I returned to the WSPA claim. Still smug from my previous success, I was thinking I could not fail. However, the gold gods had other plans.
As he was working near the extreme low end of the ground sluicing, I heard a yell through my headphones. Making my way down to him I could see the smile from a long distance.
How to read a river to find gold: The exact point where you choose to dig for gold makes a big difference because the placer gold deposits formed in rivers and streams are anything but uniform—some parts are rich in gold...
The Forest Service is being criticized for spending $15,000 to rent a helicopter to empty sewage from a remote outhouse in northeast Nevada, work a citizens group had volunteered to do for free by using a closed forest road that the group wants reopened.
The first thing I realized was this was not a toy—this thing had power and I needed to really pay attention. I got into position, took a deep breath, and pushed that monster into the hard pack.
The larger nuggets were all old channel gold, smooth and water-worn. I guessed that a few of them would push a bit under one-half-ounce apiece.
The Bawl Mill • Searching for Placer Diamonds • Lawsuit on Alleged Market Manipulation Continues • Texas "Hill Country" Gold • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part IV • Picks & Pans: Detecting in Northern Nevada • Miners Welcome Comments by Alaska Official • Company Notes • Spectacular Specimens Found in Northern Nevada • New Life for the Suction Nozzle • Oil Seeps in Arizona • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver