Mojave Desert Placer Mining
March 2002 by Frank Lorey IIISeveral locations in the Mojave Desert region of California have yielded placer gold, apparently scattered from nearby lode deposits that have long-since eroded from existence. Some of the areas are still popular with weekend prospectors, and some have been worked on a much larger scale in recent years.
The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold
A large, 8-pennyweight piece popped out of a very small crevice where the water had been extremely swift in the winter, leaving no visible gravel.
Payette Forest Sides With Mining Company
The US Forest Service is siding with a mining company’s bid to reopen roads and drill test holes in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness.
Critical Metals: Zinc
In this article, part of an ongoing series taking a look at critical metals in our economy, we will examine the mining and use of the metal zinc.
Our Readers Say
In response to "Fake Assays and Assayers", ICMJ September 2000...
Northern Gold Mining's Garrison Gold Property
During our visit during late May, 2011, the vertical nature of the mineralized areas was clearly visible, as were numerous examples of quartz-carbonate veins in shear zones, faults and folds.
Rare Earth Deposit May Be Awaiting Discovery
Bill and the geologist lost interest and as far as I know, nothing more was done to locate the deposit.
Early Summer Mining in Wyoming
Old tailing piles extend for miles. There was still plenty of water flowing here, so WPA members set up highbankers at several settling ponds.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Greens Force Strategic Mine Out of Business • Silver Strike in Happy Camp, California • Gold in New Hampshire • Fabled 1933 Gold Coin Up For Sale • The Douglas Creek Placer District, Medicine Bow Mountains, Southeastern Wyoming • Picks & Pans: The California State Nugget • Aerial Photos • Mining Camp Adventures—The Collinsville-Twin Creek Goldfields • Monetary Freedom and Accountability Act • Company Notes • North Korea Seeks Outside Help to Modernize Mining • Aussie Gold—A Look at Tasmania • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices