Nebraska Couple Finds Big Nugget in Arizona
June 2001 by Associated PressFriends of Don and Marlene Doran often tease them about their hobby of searching for unique rocks. Now they are the ones laughing.
While digging a well six years ago, the owner of a backwoods camp near the Michigan-Wisconsin line cut into sparkling rock. He showed a sample to a geologist friend, who realized it was laced with zinc.
Wyoming is a vast state, covering nearly 260,000 km2 of surface area, which houses fewer people than most cities (less than 500,000 call Wyoming home). The state has no state income tax, is driven by taxes generated by the oil and gas...
Four men believed to be responsible for a September heist of about $1.3 million in precious gems and gold from a mining museum in the Sierra Nevada foothills have been arrested, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said.
Some financial commentators have speculated that bitcoin and other virtual currencies have captured a portion of funds that would have been invested in gold. I find it a bit ironic that people who invest in precious metals would even consider another fiat currency.
I woke up on Sunday morning, August 10, to heavy smoke. I saw where it was coming from, but it seemed like it was a long way off so I thought I was okay for the time being.
• EPA declares carbon dioxide a threat to environment
• Suction dredging update for California
• California Fish & Game director resigns
• More Merced River restrictions
...a presentation of these important trends—which coincidentally have dominated the recent news—and my resultant predictions for 2016 and beyond, will make up the majority of this column.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • San Diego County Tourmaline • Great Basin Gold • Company Notes • GATA Update • Picks & Pans: Selecting a Gold Dredge • VLF Detectors and the Effect of Mineralization While Nuggetshooting • Search for the Legendary Sierra Azul • Public Lands for the People Educates Prospectors • Harshaw's Silver Days • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Crandon Mine Decision Still Years Away, Says State • Investors Hope to Revive Idaho Gold Mine