Picks & Pans: In Search of a Vein: Looking for Hardrock in the Talkeetna Mountains
March 2005 by Ron WendtDown, down, down I plummeted into the narrow granite chute. In a matter of a few seconds, I envisioned myself lying crumpled in a field of mammoth, sharp, jagged granite rocks. In those few seconds, my thoughts also imagined my life ebbing...
Our group of six met in Foresthill, California, in mid-November. The weather was crisp, but not too cold. We had planned this trip on short notice and were all eager for the adventure ahead.
Eleven year old Josh Evans’ words said it for all of us at the rally: “Finding gold is really fun!”
The coming election...
In recent years there has been something of a new form of tourism growing in Alaska. Several historically productive gold mines have created facilities to bring in prospectors and tourists to see and experience the remote gold...
• SB 637
• Public land users cry "fowl"
• Biden’s incoming administration has green agenda
• Habitat definition finalized
The Bawl Mill • $100 Million Lost on Faulty ESA Listing • Geologists Locate Giant Gemstones • Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service • Philippines Asks Foreigners to Invest in Mining • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part IV—Recovery of Coarse Gold From Alluvial Placers • Healthy Interest at Recent Vancouver Conferences • Idaho Silver Miners Come to Aid of Tsunami Victims • Researchers Trace History of Hope Diamond • The "Rip-Roaring" Flood That Washed Out Mazuma, Nevada • Looking Back • Resolution Copper Mine, Arizona • Company Notes • China Ups Investment in Foreign Minerals • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices