Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions
August 1999 by Associated PressIn twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
The following “clues” describing “hard rock gold ores,” while not 100% dependable, certainly will give gold prospectors an advantage:
...when we begin to observe what appears to be an early indication toward a more bullish stance in one of the major miners, that can reasonably provide us with a rising degree of optimism for the sector itself.
Researchers using computer analysis have traced the origin of the famed Hope Diamond, concluding that it was cut from a larger stone that was once part of the crown jewels of France.
The town of Quartzsite, with a permanent population of about 2,000, was founded as a stage stop in 1866. It is situated on the broad La Posa Plain, a north-trending desert valley, at an elevation of 875 feet.
The Tombstone Mining District of Arizona was not a major producer of silver in comparison with some districts in other states, but it has had a long and colorful history.
• Mountain Province Mining Inc.
• Shoreham Resources Ltd.
• Gemcom Software International
• Rio Tinto
• Stupid policies in action
• Does a Cipro prescription come with that house?
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner • Cutbacks at S. African Mines—Britain Blamed • BLM Reports That 'Mining' Brings Most Public Reward • Long-Term Camping Plan at Fortymile Proposed by BLM • "No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator • State May Re-Examine Plans on Dredge Use Near Hope • Company Notes • Jim Butler's Political Career • Picks & Pans: Gold Recovery in Placer Mining Operations • Nevada Looks to Tourism to Fill Mining's Gap • PGMs in the United States • Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest • U.S. Admits Botching Indian Funds Accounts • Gold Fever • Roads Protecting Grizzlies Reopen • Guanajuato Silver, Mexico • Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake • Dollar Must Slip for Gold to Rise • Looking Back • 1999 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices