Once Lonely, Mojave Desert Phone Now World's Companion
November 1999 by Associated PressNow, from all corners of the world, at all hours of the day and night, people call, trying to reach out and touch someone. Anyone, really, who might happen to be passing by when the Mojave Phone Booth starts ringing.
A "How-To" method for small group sniping and reclaiming old placer areas.
• Oregon proposes to stop mining in “scenic” waterways
• More news from Oregon
• Interior Department finally back online
• Alaska DNR departures
All these decisions and more depend on the richness of a claim—something that is determined by sampling. But sampling isn’t cheap, and even collecting the samples can be more difficult than it appears on the surface.
Where can you find 80-degree weather, 76-degree water, 30-50 foot visibility, all the seafood you can eat, beautiful friendly people—and placer gold?!
- New Deputy Secretary of Interior
- Case against dredger allowed to proceed
Rocky Bar sits on the north slope of Horse Ranch Mountain, and while the most productive placers were found in Bear Creek below Rocky Bar, most of the creeks on the south, east and north sides of the mountain contain placer gold and were worked commercially in the past.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University said they have constructed electronic circuits that can stretch like rubber. Possible uses include wearable electronics or artificial nerves.
The Bawl Mill • USPS Delays ICMJ Delivery at Oakland, CA Processing Center • Another Gold Heist Reported at Nome • No Need to Rewrite Mining Regs, NAS Study Confirms • BLM Filing Requirements for Small Miners' Waiver • Asarco Accepts Phelps Dodge Buyout • Judge Blocks Road Protest • Company to Sue Over Stymied Gold Mine • No Mining / Logging on 40 Million Acres • Catastrophism vs. Uniformitarianism • 1st Annual Placer County Open Gold Panning Championships—1999 • Picks & Pans: The Ten-Pennyweight Nugget • Mining in Sonora, Mexico • Pullin' the Pin • Land of Golden Dreams—California in the Gold Rush Decade • Cerro Colorado Silver, Arizona • Progressive Privy Program Proved Popular • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Surging Gold Prices Burn a Few Unlucky Mining Firms • Looking Back