Over the Divide —Ronald Richard "Ron" Wendt
December 2007 by StaffWe are sad to say that one our most beloved writers, Ron Wendt, passed away on November 10, 2007.
The Rochester Mining District of Nevada
Only the richest ores could be worked and shipped off for processing at a profit. As a result, early mining in the southern part of the Humboldt Range was short-lived. In the 1880s, placers were discovered in Spring Valley and American Valley on the east side of the range...
From The Editor
We (finally) have the new version of our website up and running, and it seems to be a hit!
Turquoise Mining—Labor Intensive, But Worthwhile
For many years, the US had a historical tradition of small-scale mining. Individuals or small groups of miners would spend part of the year working the higher-grade sections of old mines and ship the high-grade ore to smelters or...
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Not so happy birthday
• Even more support for the PLP
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Silver City Prospecting Adventures
I got to Silver City late on a Friday night (OK, it was 2:30am Saturday morning), and the first few snowflakes began to fall as I pulled into the campsite.
The Bawl Mill • Searching for a Paying Hardrock Deposit • Kings Valley Project Hopes to Meet Lithium, Uranium Demand • New Study on the Formation of Nuggets—Part I • Small-Scale Mining with a Dozer and Detectors • Alaska and Nevada Continue to Lead the Pack • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre; The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Part III • Looking Back • Landowners See Potential Gold Mine in Uranium Ore • Feds Raid “Liberty Dollar” Headquarters • Melman on Gold & Silver (2007 Year in Review) • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices