Picks & Pans: Lost Below
December 2001 by Reggie GouldThe year was 1956. The place was a silver mine in Silverado Canyon, California. To familiarize you with the area, Silverado Canyon is located in Southern California near El Toro Marine Base, which is located near Majeska Peak.
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...
One area receiving huge attention is the promised ascension of free market concepts associated with Trump versus the government-dominated Keynesian ideas previously advocated by both President Obama and Hillary Clinton.
The long-delayed Buckhorn Mountain gold mine project has been purchased by one of North America’s largest gold producers. Kinross Gold Corp. plans to begin mining there within two years.
MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) reports that a pair of miners used oxygen-supplying self-rescue devices to save two of their co-workers who were in danger of suffocation at the Ohio Valley Coal Company's Powhatan No.6 mine near St. Clairsville, Ohio.
The “battle lines” are being clearly drawn. By the time you receive this issue both party conventions will take place within just a few weeks and there will be only four months until the final vote.
In this article, we’re going to take a look at the minerals that contain gold and silver, and how you as a prospector can identify them in the field.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • 43 CFR 3809 Update • Breccia Pipes • Newmont Tries to Become World's Largest • The Final Gold Strike of the Alaska Gold Rush—Livengood Stampede, 1914 • GATA Update • Aussie Gold—A Look at Queensland • Montana's Virginia City Has Golden Legacy • Placer Gemstones • Gold in Iceland? • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver