NAS Agrees to Review Superfund Science
June 2002 by Associated PressThe National Academy of Sciences has taken a step toward reviewing a proposed cleanup plan in Idaho.
ICMJ congratulates this year's inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame.
After burning more than 350 square miles, the Carr Fire near Redding, California, was finally out. Luckily our home was spared, and I had the opportunity to go metal detecting in burned areas previously too overgrown to access.
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
• San Bernardino National Forest Closure
• Interior secretary wants reforms to 1872 Mining Law
• Nevada drops lawsuit over mining regulations
• Environmental extremists sue over mine operation
Thus far we have only briefly discussed the methods used by early miners to process auriferous desert gravels. However, old workings can be extremely productive places to search with a metal detector.
Pickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River is a fascinating place. It’s remote, taking almost two hours to get there from the small mining town of Iowa Hill, which is in Placer County, California.
Canyon Resources Corporation announced results of a recent Montana poll and events in the Montana Legislative session related to citizen efforts to modify or overturn the anti-mining initiative (I-137) passed in 1998 that bans the use of cyanide in open-pit gold and silver mining.
The Bawl Mill • ICMJ Elected Prospecting Magazine of 2002 • Mining Investment—Or Fraud? • Gold in Suriname • Golden Age of Gold Dredges • Prospecting With Limited Equipment • Looking Back • Beryllium in Utah • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: The Gold of "Eldorado Canyon"—Mariposa County, California • Fire Agate in Arizona • The Canton Lead • Tight Budgets Force Forest Service to Cut Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices