National Mining Hall of Fall and Museum Calls for Poetry
March 2003 by StaffThe National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville, Colorado, is calling for poems reflective of the mining experience for its Fifth Annual Miner’s Poetry Jamboree.
Mineralization, Ground Balance and Metal Detecting
The right ground balance setting for the conditions you are working is critical. If your detector isn’t set properly, you will lose depth of detection, sometimes to an extreme degree.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: White Knuckle Mining
…I was looking down on what was a frightening 500-foot sheer drop-off. We were precariously close to the edge as the shoulder was practically non-existent.
Ask the Experts
Need some help putting together a BLM proposal.
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Change is coming at Interior
• Interior Department seeking public comment regarding minerals
What's In A Name?
More than you’d think. For the past several years, we’ve attended countless trade shows across the country, handed out sample copies of ICMJ, and expanded our readership considerably by signing up new subscribers.
Mojave Desert Placer Mining
Several 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 Bawl Mill
• Dollars and (non) sense
• Speaking of overspending
• A hare-raising solution
• No longer in the majority
• Feeling a little vulnerable
The Bawl Mill • The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico • The Hunt for Diamonds, Nunavut, Canada • Famous Yuba River Dredge Sinks • Gold in Maine? • Mud Creek Placer Mine Adventure • Junior Miners and Investors Gather in Canada • Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming • Gold in Gossan • Company Notes • Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska (Part III—Conclusion) • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back