Paleontonlogical Resources Preservation Act
July 2004 by Scott HarnOccasionally there are bills that have good intentions but unintended consequences that make them “bad bills.” The Paleontological Resources Preservation Act is one of these bills.
We received entries from readers in fourteen states for our contest to find out who has the oldest surviving copy of the Journal, originally named the California Mining Journal..
Rogue miners in South Africa are looting underground mines, sometimes traveling over one-thousand feet down to extract gold, reported Reuters and several other sources.
“When dealing with federal agencies...”
This was a tough task and it required really fast speed and perfect gold recovery, with 210 gold panners competing to advance.
Don’t bother eyeballing that rock for silver! Even if it’s high grade you’ll not see the familiar dime or quarter coin color. Native silver is almost as rare as brass ore. Well, if it’s so hard to find, is silver worth looking for? You bet! Just check the latest prices—and they may go higher.
If there is one word which seems to describe the past month on so many fronts, it is the word "dysfunctional." The tone was set when "American Beauty" won the Academy Award for "Best Movie."
The Bawl Mill • Mining Claim Fees Are Going Up • Our Readers Say • Buell Park Pipe, Arizona • Mines and Money • Understanding Hard Rock Mining: Terms and Methods—Part II • Two Nevada Mines Look to Supply Own Power • Picks & Pans: Mexican "Edventure" • Over the Divide • Flat-Fault Gold in Sonora, Mexico • Looking Back • The Fern Mine • Map Offers Look at Butte's Mining History • Gold in China • 2004 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices