Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
April 2000 by Staff
The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills and other tools to prospect for a fabled cache of Civil War gold.
Communist China Now Controls Supply of Rare Minerals
Over 135 million ounces of gold were produced in Nevada between 1858 and 2001, 107 million of that total being since 1965. Now, the so-called “Silver State” is the leading gold producer in the nation.
With energy companies clamoring to produce more uranium, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal is urging federal regulators not to delay release of an environmental study on in-situ mining.
They worked their plan, bit by bit, and sure enough, after the blast, gold was detected… Over two pounds of beautiful crystalline gold was recovered in that stretch!
As part of the Hope-Sunrise Mining District, mining activity was at a frenzy in the area in 1902, when miners like Mr. S.W. Weible worked the gold rich gravels of Canyon Creek...and recovered $7,000 in gold dust.
Now, the Old Hundred-Mine boarding house has a new lease on life thanks to a town where some cling to the relics of a vanquished mining industry...
The Bawl Mill • USFS Chief in Nevada • Uranium Miners May Be Compensated • Dairy Farmer Hits Pay Dirt • Canyon Resources in Battle in Montana • Guest Editorial—President's Land Plan Implements Unratified Treaty • Gold in Washington • Picks & Pans: Tips for Nuggestshooting—How to Increase Your Gold Finds (Part I) • Alaska Mining Industry Sees 5% Growth in 1999 • El Paso Mountains Mining History • Platinum Prices Could Spur Wyoming Rush • The Wooden Cross • Mining Hall of Fame Seeks Rhymes of the Mines • Collecting Garnets in Wyoming • A Trip to Tucson 2000 • McCaw School of MInes Dedicates Phase II • Melman on Gold & Silver