Our Readers Say
August 2005 by Staff• Re: ICMJ's Mine Market ads
• "The enjoyment of prospecting"
Assailants armed with arrows, spears and machetes killed a Scottish-born geologist in an apparent dispute over mining rights in southeast Kenya.
ICMJ applauds BLM whistleblower and US District Court Judge for their integrity
Gold specimens that include visible crystal formations are among the rarest, most attractive and most valuable forms of gold to be found.
• Shrimp, no shrimp of a problem for LAX...
• Southern California also has the arroyo southwestern toad...
Mike and I each selected a side of the creek and started to work our way upstream. We both worked the water and sides of the creek, and better than half the gold found in this area is in the water.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The placer gold shows up in ground sluice areas, hydraulic pits, secondary channels and hillside diggings. It is coming down the hillsides from an ancient channel left high and dry millions of years ago.
The Bawl Mill • Greenstone Belts in Minnesota • The Paradox Basin—Part II • A Sleeping Giant • Buying a Used Gold Dredge • Looking Back • Gold in Vermont • Picks & Pans: Prospecting on Perry Creek • 9th Circuit Court Hears Pilgrim Family Case • The First Mine in America • National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Five • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices