Spanish Silver in Arizona
October 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDWhen Spaniards entered what is now Arizona, they encountered diggings made by Opata Indians. The Opata Indians, who now live and mine in the northeastern part of the state of Sonora, Mexico, were one of the few Indian tribes that was...
So, I took the plunge. I decided on the maximum I would pay for the claim, then placed my bid. A day later I received a congratulations e-mail that I was the high bidder, and oh, by the way, send us your money.
Climbing up the debris, I pointed my flashlight up a shaft ascending straight up as far as my light would shine. It was the stope of the pay shoot leading to the old tunnel above!
The Alaska Miners Association announced that it will sue the Department of Interior to set aside Solicitor John Leshy’s “midnight” regulations designed to drive the mining industry out of business in Alaska.
...was all this about grazing fees and the desert tortoise, or something more?
Trends are geologic situations in which the geological structure of an area is conducive to the deposition of minerals. These structures are generally fault systems that can be small and localized or can run for miles.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
For those who have the courage and resources to challenge the environmental opposition, I’d like to bring to their attention a potential new mining district in Montana that was suggested by an exploration project of The Bunker Hill Company about 30 years ago. I have no financial interest in the property or its future but feel the story should be told so that future generations might benefit from the mineral potential.
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