March 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe little-known Sunnyside district in Cochise County, Arizona, is on the southwest side of the Huachuca Mountains, which reach elevations in excess of 9,000 feet.
Probably the best friend known to the Alaskan nugget shooter is the bulldozer. The bulldozer can open up a lot of opportunity for the metal detecting prospector. Along creeks and valleys where bulldozers have torn up overburden and exposed the...
Somehow, we received the impression from these two gatherings and from other conversations that bureaucrats in general are simply not aware of how difficult it is to raise capital to finance mining operations and how important it is for newer companies to show true progress in order to receive further financing.
If it's gold, how should I clean it?
• "...response to your inforamtion..."
• "Rattlesnakes" article (August 2002) was "unclear"
Never have I regretted the deadlines we must work with at this publication as I do this month, for events of tremendous significance are likely to occur between the time this column must be prepared and the time our readers will receive it.
• Oregon proposes to stop mining in “scenic” waterways
• More news from Oregon
• Interior Department finally back online
• Alaska DNR departures
Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.
The Bawl Mill • Group Sues Feds Over New Nat'l Monuments • Tribe Joins Idaho in Roadless Suit • 10,000 Shovels Back Protest • Letter to the Editor—From Mike Miller, President, Original Sixteen to One Mine • U.S. Dept. of Interior Inspectors in Arizona • Wyoming Tops in Royalties • Evaluating a Placer Discovery • Company Notes • Treasures for Sale • "Gold" Coin Debuts • Picks & Pans: Prospecting at Mills Creek, Alaska • Delamar District, Nevada • Millie's Tailings • Adventure at the 420 Level • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices