"New" Gold Rush Has Arrived
June 2009 by Scott HarnGold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
While a great many questions remain unanswered, there is little doubt that a new financing option for small-scale mining operations, “crowdfunding,” is growing as a viable and legitimate funding source.
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Q: Can you offer any information on proper mining claim procedures?
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• Free firearms training classes...for teachers
How much is that old Mining Journal worth?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
While most individual prospectors out there are searching for placer gold, there is a different type of prospecting being done by a handful of individuals—the search for commercially viable large-scale gold and silver deposits.
The Bawl Mill • How to Utilize Assays and Evaluate Results • Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part II • Broomstick Gold • Electra Gold Sees Potential in Other Minerals & Metals • The Forgotten Specimen—Part I • Miner's Cabin—Red Shack Territory • NASCAR Driver Turns Prospector • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices