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December 2001 by StaffThis is in response to Norbert Beckstrom’s letter in the November issue of the ICMJ. He wrote in reference to a letter by Jerry Hobbs in the October issue. If anyone opened up a can of worms, it is Mr. Beckstrom.
Higher Copper Price Brings Hope, Jobs
Buoyed by higher copper prices, Chino Mines is reopening its ore concentrator and hiring workers.
Melman on Gold & Silver
The great question now is whether the correction that followed was an end to that bull market—or just a lengthy corrective phase prior to another important bullish move. Let’s turn to technical analysis of the chart for a possible answer.
Prospecting for Surface Flood Gold Placers on Low and Intermediate Gradient Streams
A Primer on Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
Some financial commentators have speculated that bitcoin and other virtual currencies have captured a portion of funds that would have been invested in gold. I find it a bit ironic that people who invest in precious metals would even consider another fiat currency.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Respect the Angle of Repose
If you have done any hiking in rough terrain you are well aware that going down a slope is much more difficult and dangerous than climbing it.
I Was Looking for Gold But I Found Jade
Excited for this first notable evidence, I returned to that riverbed, looking for another paystreak and obviously more jade.
High Court to Rule on Kensington Tailings
A case before the Supreme Court could set a precedent for how mining waste is disposed of in streams, rivers, lakes and even wetlands.
The Bawl Mill • 43 CFR 3809 Update • Breccia Pipes • Newmont Tries to Become World's Largest • The Final Gold Strike of the Alaska Gold Rush—Livengood Stampede, 1914 • GATA Update • Aussie Gold—A Look at Queensland • Montana's Virginia City Has Golden Legacy • Picks & Pans: Lost Below • Placer Gemstones • Gold in Iceland? • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver