Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
December 2002 by Staff
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
Immediate action is needed. I would like to recommend that Homo sapiens be listed as a “threatened species” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Wouldn’t it be great if you could know if there is gold in the ground without setting foot on the ground? Well you can, to a certain extent, if you can recognize mined ground from unmined.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Rocky Bar sits on the north slope of Horse Ranch Mountain, and while the most productive placers were found in Bear Creek below Rocky Bar, most of the creeks on the south, east and north sides of the mountain contain placer gold and were worked commercially in the past.
As the mining club in Happy Camp had lowered their initial joining price to something even a dirt-poor, full-time gold dredger like me could afford, I joined—and then impatiently awaited the coming of dredging season.
The Bawl Mill • Original Sixteen-to-One Mine Fights On • Solar-Powered Placer Sampling Equipment • Working the Belmont Mine—1953 (Part 3—Conclusion) • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Gold and Bears • Gold in North Dakota • The North Star Mine • Dectecting Alaskan Gold Nuggets • The Ancient History of Gold • Columbians Continue Search for Emeralds • Melman on Gold & Silver