Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Find Gems
August 2004 by StaffMembers of the Rocky Mountain Prospectors and Treasure Hunters Club from Fort Collins, Colorado, were recently entertained by W. Dan Hausel, Senior Economic Geologist with the Wyoming State Geological Survey.
Placer Gold in New Mexico
New Mexico is not especially known for placer gold, although significant quantities have been recovered from certain districts. There are good opportunities for finding additional gold in favorable areas in the state.
Man's Best Friend
Adam’s condition had been deteriorating every step of the way. At times, I could only coax him ten or twenty feet before he laid down again. He refused to eat or drink. At this point, I realized we might not get out of the canyon by dark and might need help getting Adam out at all.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
Breaking Rock the Old School Way
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
Melman on Gold & Silver
Although there is no direct connection between the price of lumber and the precious metals, there is an important indirect one due to the importance of the housing market to overall economic activity.
ICMJ's Annual Index
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Federal election results should be favorable to miners
• Utah residents reject proposed National Monument
• Fish and Wildlife told to disclose locations of endangered species
The Bawl Mill • Lawsuit to Challenge New Forest Service Regulations • Gold in Utah Laccoliths • Where Do I Begin? • Looking Back • Mine President Seeks Opinions From Peers • Over The Divide • Picks & Pans: Miner Finds Heart of Gold • Company Notes • Canadian Arrow Tries Different Approach • Greenstone • Experts Forecast Rising Prices for Gold, Silver • A Few Reminders About Fraud • Mining: Doing it Right the First Time • The Golden Highway—El Dorado County • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices