PGMs in California
September 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe occurrence of platinum-group metals (PGMs) is rather widespread in California in placer deposits, but they are not of commercial interest as things now stand.
My third sample location proved to be my last and most interesting. I needed to look no further.
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- Re: “Trip to ‘The Swamp’
It seems like we cannot get away from the major themes as each month we continue to receive important news on the same general categories such as housing, global warming, Iran, weakness in the US Dollar, etc. Unfortunately, if variety happens to be your cup of tea, the same categories have dominated the news once again.
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• Taxpayers can’t go “cold turkey”
• Hurricane FEMA wipes out 1,800 homes
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • What's In A Name? • Our Readers Say • BLM Swindles War Hero Out of Gold Mine • Paleoplacers in the Black Hills • The River Runs Through It • DEF Has Another Successful Year • Fellow Miner, Left for Dead, Needs Our Help • Picks & Pans: The Professional Nuggetshooter • Company Notes • Gold in the First Pan • Looking Back • Cedros Island, Mexico • The Eagle and High Peak Mines of Julian, California • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices