Picks & Pans: Koyukuk River Gold—Prospecting Alaska's Brooks Range
June 1999 by Ron WendtThe water rose up in a great splash around the front of the pickup. The tires smashed into a couple of large boulders and suddenly the truck nosed down into a deep hole and bounced back out as I stepped on the gas pedal.
US Files Charges Against Gold Refiner
Authorities filed criminal charges against one of the largest gold refiners in the United States, accusing the company of participating in an illegal, $4.5 million money-laundering operation involving tainted gold from South America for at least four months.
Study: West Has Vast Oil Shale Reserves
The United States has an oil reserve at least three times that of Saudi Arabia locked in oil shale deposits beneath federal land in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, according to a study released August 31.
MMAC & PLP Update -- Rand Mining District Gets Organized
The process of updating the Rand Mining District is underway and you’ll see a Public Notice in this issue requesting interested parties to submit an application to serve on the board.
Ask the Experts - ...Worth further investigation?
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
Melman on Gold & Silver
One of the oldest market sayings is that a securities bull market confirms its strength when it is “able to climb a wall of worries.” Well, that old adage was sure given an enormous workout last month as one hammer-blow after another hit the headlines.
MMAC & PLP Update -- 2015 Minerals and Mining Regulatory Reform Act
Is there any hope for a solution? Yes, there is, and we’ve been working with Public Lands for the People, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council, attorney James Buchal and others on that solution.
Diary of a Diamond Prospector
I couldn’t wait to get started. With no field budget, an assay budget of $100/year, a 1975-Ford Bronco that was a road hazard, a gas card, a topo map and full support of the director, I headed to the State Line district near Tie Siding along US Highway 287 to begin mapping kimberlite.
The Bawl Mill • GATA Launches Investigation into Gold Price Manipulation • N.Y. Congressman Introduces Utah Wilderness Bill • Gold in Mono County, California • Prospecting Ores Shoots and Hidden Veins for Specimen-Grade Gold Samples • Randsburg—Still Going Strong • Exploration Drilling • You Want a Ripoff? Here's a Ripoff!! • Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due • Gold and Silver Deposit May Be World's Largest • Aviators Carry Gold Coins • Congressional Request to EPA: "Leave Our Kids Alone!" • Quartz and Chalcedony in Wyoming • Company Notes • Gold at Quartzville, Oregon • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back