Old Stock Certificates—Treasures or Trash?
June 2003 by Orest ProtchIn Canada we are blessed with a multitude of ways of acquiring gold. We can buy a gold ounce leaf from the bank, buy gold in a jewelry store, purchase gold stocks on the stock market, or dig for it ourselves. If we add gold theft to the list we add...
Canadian Mint to Unveil $1 Million Coin
The Royal Canadian Mint will soon unveil a gold coin worth one million Canadian dollars ($850,000 US).
43 CFR 3809 Update
On October 30, 2001, a final rule and a proposed rule were published in the Federal Register by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Department of Interior (DOI) for 43 CFR 3809. It appears that many of the letters...
ICMJ's 11th Annual Photo Contest Results
As usual, the decision process was extremely difficult, but we managed to pick our 10 winners.
Out of the Ashes—New Access to Gold
As I arrived at my detecting location, I got all my gear and headed up the trail. I had to stop and take in the devastation all around me.
Commercial Blaster Training
Since last year’s articles on explosives for mining, several people have asked for more information about becoming a licensed blaster.
Picks & Pans: Eureka! We Struck It Again
About a half-hour after everything got underway, James came back to Harley, whispering, “Harley, you’re not going to believe this, but I just detected a vein with gold, lots of gold...I mean lots of gold. You’ve got to come and see this.”
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • City Gives Blessing to Pogo Mine • Underground at Yankee Jim's • Dry Placers in Southern Baja • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—More Detector Tips • Gold in Tennessee • Payette Forest Sides With Mining Company • Using Mineral Deposit Models • Miners Still Waiting for Bonding Recommendations from DOI • The Old Mine Dump • A Practical Approach to Dowsing • Feds Release Opinion on Planned Mine Under Montana Wilderness • The Lengendary Lost Gold of the Headless Valley • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices