Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
August 1999 by Staff
Day three was a copy of day two. I started real low in the long wash to see if I could prove how far down the gold had made it.
Although I found my first detected nugget on a hard rock mine dump using an early VLF/TR coin hunter, it was by “following the dry washers” and detecting old tailing piles that I soon packed a metal 35mm canister with small sub-grain to...
On February 16, 2001, in Olympia, Washington, a very unusual thing happened—prospectors and officials of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) finally engaged in a true dialogue and discovered that they weren’t enemies after all!
The Forest Service is attempting to close off historic trails and roads throughout the western states, declaring the closures are part of a travel management project. They state their motivation is to control damage caused by off-highway-vehicles.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
“JP, is it possible to make a living looking for gold with a metal detector?” I get asked this question a lot...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner • Cutbacks at S. African Mines—Britain Blamed • BLM Reports That 'Mining' Brings Most Public Reward • Long-Term Camping Plan at Fortymile Proposed by BLM • "No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator • Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions • State May Re-Examine Plans on Dredge Use Near Hope • Company Notes • Jim Butler's Political Career • Picks & Pans: Gold Recovery in Placer Mining Operations • Nevada Looks to Tourism to Fill Mining's Gap • PGMs in the United States • Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest • U.S. Admits Botching Indian Funds Accounts • Gold Fever • Roads Protecting Grizzlies Reopen • Guanajuato Silver, Mexico • Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake • Dollar Must Slip for Gold to Rise • Looking Back • 1999 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • Melman on Gold & Silver