Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
April 2010 by Staff
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• More National Monument news
• Land-use advocates file another suit over National Monuments
• NWMA's Linda Skaer addresses EPA in northern Idaho
Resurrecting An Old Hard Rock Mine—A Series of Small Victories
…we cheered and high-fived each other as the ore cart slowly crested the top of the headframe, then picked up a bit of speed on the short downhill section and came to an abrupt halt, ejecting its contents of ore…
Picks & Pans: Working the Crevices
The crowbar can be a valuable mining tool. Crowbars come in all shapes and sizes. For moving large boulders and large chunks of bedrock, the longer 3½ footers work well. Then if you really get in trouble, there’s the long pry bar.
The Amazing Mineral Tourmaline
It is a gemstone, and yet it is also closely associated with many types of metal ores. It's valuable itself but often points toward other valuable minerals—that is certainly something prospectors want to know more about!
Ask The Experts - Did gold deposits come from space or were they created underground?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Traders At JPMorgan Chase Indicted For Rigging Metal Prices
…the men sought to “inject false and misleading information about the genuine supply and demand for precious metals futures contracts into the markets, and to deceive other participants”…
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Using A Trommel For Placer Processing • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - Part II • Gold in Alaska - Part II • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part I • Gold Prospecting Is For Ladies, Too • Sage-Grouse Won't Get ESA Listing For Now • How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector • Oregon County Tries to Interfere With Lawful Mining Operation • Melman on Gold & Silver