Oregon Suction Dredge Permit Update
July 2007 by Tom KitcharOn May 29, 2007, the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) filed their Opening Brief in the Oregon Court of Appeals against the Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Throughout history, the demand for commodities has been constantly increasing. It is difficult to envision a reversal of this trend. Between China and India alone, roughly two billion people are on the verge of becoming middle class consumers. Good or bad, this is called progress, and it seems inevitable.
• Table of Weights and Measures on ICMJ website
• More on presidential candidate Ron Paul
This year the State Gold Panning Championships were held August 24-27, at the California State Fair, sponsored by the Motherlode Goldhounds and Cal Expo.
• Gold in West Virginia?
In order to give the reader a better appreciation of some alternative valuable minerals that can be found by the average prospector, we visited Bob Thompson’s Opal Mountain Mine located in Spencer, Idaho.
Many specimens have a small amount of gold and are not pretty to look at. There is a nifty way to give them a makeover and make them much prettier than they were when you found them.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts • More Tips for Evaluating Ores • The Mountain Gate Mine • The Basics of Small-Scale Heap Leaching with Cyanide Part I—History, Suitablility and Permitting • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Buying the Pilot Mill • Life in the Alaska Gold Rush • More Small-Scale Miners Attracted by Gold Prices • Gold in New Zealand • Ready “Ore” Not, Uranium Boom is On Again • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back