Study: West Has Vast Oil Shale Reserves
October 2005 by Associated PressThe United States has an oil reserve at least three times that of Saudi Arabia locked in oil shale deposits beneath federal land in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, according to a study released August 31.
Finding a new gold nugget patch, a cache of old bottles, valuable old coins, jewelry, and artifacts can be as easy as finding a long lost uncle. You just need to do a little detective work so that you can find his address and then acquire a map to his house. Sound simple? It is.
At the peak of construction later this year, the mine will generate more than 6,000 direct and indirect jobs across the state with annual wages totaling more than $200 million...
While most individual prospectors out there are searching for placer gold, there is a different type of prospecting being done by a handful of individuals—the search for commercially viable large-scale gold and silver deposits.
Friends of Don and Marlene Doran often tease them about their hobby of searching for unique rocks. Now they are the ones laughing.
President Bush has said he will nominate a Utah mining consultant to become Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health (MSHA).
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Throughout the colorful history of mining, reviews of old documents and stories have led to new mineral discoveries.
The Bawl Mill • Newmont's Gold Quarry Mine • Drywashing and Detecting for Eluvial Placer Gold Research is the Key to Success—Part II • EPA Offers Liability Protection to Spur Cleanups • Picks & Pans: Detecting Micro-Nuggets • The Notch Peak Intrusive • Recovering Fine Gold: Getting the Most from Your Sluice Box • 2005 California State Gold Panning Championships • Company Notes • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 2nd in a Series—The Jenny Lind Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices