Pacific Northwest Miners Request Help
August 2001 by Tom KitcharOn May 29, 2001, the Siskiyou Natl. Forest (SNF) announced that they will be preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the effects of suction dredging, with the hope of eventually approving Plans of Operation, as required by the 1994 Northwest Forest Plan.
We started planning for this trip last year, after we left Ganes Creek, Alaska, and headed back to civilization. I found 4.75 ounces of very nice nuggets and the group had a total of 47.47 ounces for the week.
Have you ever waded through your pile of Mining Journals looking for a particular article? The annual index, published each December is a great help, but I have a better idea.
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
Although it is now known that Mount Diablo, located in Contra Costa County in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, was the site of the largest coal mining operation in the state during the last half of the 19th century... this majestic focal point... also was the source of other minerals.
It's not THE Hope Diamond, but a half-carat yellow gem worth up to $700 will fit that bill for an elementary school student from, where else, Hope.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Latitude Minerals Corp.
• Altair International Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Kinross Gold Corp.
• Rayrock Resources Inc.
Alaska’s mining industry posted a record-breaking year in 2006, largely because of the high prices for zinc and other metals, state officials said.
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