Pick Up Austria's New Coin—If You Can Lift It
November 2004 by Verena DobnikThe Austrian Mint recently unveiled its new coin—a 68-pound, 24-carat gleaming gold disc worth about $500,000—touting it as the world’s largest and a powerful investment tool.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Ivanhoe Mines announced that Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to engineer, construct and operate Ivanhoe’s Oyu-Tolgoi copper and gold project in the South Gobi region of Mongolia.
In 2003, I initiated field reconnaissance of an opal deposit at Cedar Rim in central Wyoming and was amazed at the size of this undocumented deposit located right in the middle of an oil and gas field...
West Virginia University water scientists have found that rainbow trout can survive in previously polluted waters.
My year in Australia was almost up and playtime was over. Immigration had pulled the plug and it was time to head back to the States.
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
The Bawl Mill • Editorial: Montana's Controversial Rock Creek Mine • First Load of Concentrate Leaves Reopened Ruth Mine • Uranium Industry Enjoys Rebound as Prices Nearly Triple • BLM Warning About Purchase of Mining Claims on the Internet • Determining the Amount of Gold in a Quartz Specimen • Placer PGMs in Coon Creek, California • Getting Your Float Circuit Layout Right • New Prospecting Guides Available Online • Police Extend Detention of Newmont Executives • Picks & Pans—Drywashing and Detecting in Southern California • Over The Divide—Merwin (Merv) H. Hemp • The Boludo Placers, Sonora • The Golden Highway—Placer County • Northwest Miners Rally a Success • Mine Threat Just a Stunt to Criticize Land Laws • MINExpo 2004 Convention Report • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices