Religious Broadcaster in Liberia Mining Venture
July 1999 by Associated PressReligious broadcaster Pat Robertson, who lost up to $7 million in a failed diamond-mining venture in the former Zaire earlier this decade, is involved in a gold mine project in another African country.
The first experience involved an overgrown gold mine operated during the 1880s. A razed mill adjoined the mine and could be glimpsed from the isolated public dirt road I was traveling.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
There is no headframe, no dark tunnels, no ore cars and no visible gold but Sonora Mining Corp. is mining the precious yellow metal...
The majority of the gold produced in Goldfield has come from ores that are close enough to the surface to be oxidized by the air. This oxidized ore is normally a soft, shattered, earthy material usually stained yellow to brown by oxides of iron.
House Resources Committee Addresses Environmental Scare-Tactics —by House Resources Committee & Chairman Richard Pombo
As self-serving, so-called environmental organizations ramp up their scare-tactics to raise money, Americans will be pleased to learn that the sky is not falling, nor are their rivers on fire. These are facts to keep in mind when reading the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) partisan “scorecard.” The House Resources Committee report shines sunlight on the shady LCV political rhetoric by outlining facts and accomplishments on current environmental endeavors.
The Bawl Mill • Gold Hunters Hit the Web in Fight with Missile Range • Kazak Government Collects Gold from Residents • Recreational Gold Panning on the South Yuba River • Groups Wonder Meaning of Call for More Wilderness • Mining Claim Maintenance Fee Due • Desert Bonanza • Gold Near Boulder, Colorado • Company Notes • The Carissa Gold Mine, South Pass, Wyoming—A Sleeper? • Tantalum • Building the American Dream • Picks & Pans: A Pay Streak in Slate • Elizabethtown: Uncovering a Buried California Mining Community • California Diamonds • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Silver Demand Driving Mine Production Up—Mexico Remains Number One Producer • Looking Back