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May 2003 by Staff• "...writing from Kuwait..."
• "...invaluable tools..."
• "Longtime prospector."
Outside of Butte, Montana, going north on I90, you’ll pass through a landscape where the old Anaconda mining company processed thousands of tons of ore twenty years ago. We meant to fish in the vicinity of this historic mining district though we knew it is a Federally classified Superfund site for reclamation now.
ICMJ congratulates this year's inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame.
Recent reports could be pointing toward a genuinely important change in direction for the American economy and it is a change that could be positive for the precious metals over time.
An article entitled “BLM Swindles War Hero Out of Gold Mine,” authored by Robert Boatman, appeared in our September 2002 issue. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was unable to provide comment on the article at the time.
There are a number of characteristics that are used when one identifies a mineral. Each characteristic gives an indication as to what the mineral might be, and the combination of them will point to what it is.
Things became a bit challenging when the hot, dry weather was interrupted by 30mph winds with occasional gusts nearing 50 mph.
The Ball Mill • WMD Raffle Raises Funds for Lawsuit • Gold in Alabama • From the Editor • Yukon Placer Miners Fighting Extreme Discharge Limits • Picks & Pans: Red Beryl Mining—Beaver County, Utah • The Investigation • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—A Potpourri of Detector Tips • Central Coast Ranges • Poll: Montana in Favor of Repealing Anti-Mining Initiative • Platinum in Laccoliths • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver