Prospectors & Attorneys
May 2009 by R. V. LarsonIt is a fact that when most prospectors hear the word attorney they make the sign of the cross and run for cover. I understand all that, but there does come a time when we must face the facts. Sometimes we need them.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
Brian Barclay makes a 275-mile commute across Colorado every week to work near this dusty little town, drawn by a natural gas boom that has added trucks, cranes and hundreds of people to the rocky landscape.
The gold is all for sale. Just one tiny coin alone could go for $1 million because of its combination of rarity and the history behind it...
Further downstream our motorized equipment was in play. One power sluice was going a lot, with a crew of four getting familiar with the equipment and working hard to create a holding pond to prohibit the muddy water and the...
In order to see what geologic maps can do, we need to think about what we are looking for.
The Bawl Mill • Technology Opens Promise, Perils of Ocean Mining • Hot Ground or Large Deep Gold? • Finding Diamond Deposits With Your PC—Part II • Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part I • Subscriber Locates Large Diamond at Arkansas Diamond Park • Silver City Prospecting Adventures • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Gold Pours Again at Jerritt Mine