The Beer That Saved Goldfield
March 1999 by Guest WriterThe Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada Series"
Once again we'd like to thank the many participants in our annual photo contest. Picking our favorite ten photos is never an easy task, as there were so many great photos from which to choose.
My third sample location proved to be my last and most interesting. I needed to look no further.
The adage of, “The harder I work, the luckier I get,” has profound meaning, but it doesn’t always apply to prospecting.
An exploration project at the Troy Mine Complex in northwest Montana could extend the projected six or seven year life of the mine by another 5 to 10 years, officials with Revett Minerals say.
A little more than two years ago, the co-founders of a small Canadian mining company unearthed a gold and silver deposit in southeastern Ecuador that industry experts believe is the most significant discovery in at least a decade.
...the area around Eureka, Nevada is well mineralized and seems to have a bright potential for future production of all sorts of metals.
Many people, mostly New Mexico Native Americans, but including this miner, wear turquoise from the first mine in America. I took my blue stones from the old mine by hand labor, underground, a half century ago.
The Bawl Mill • New York Meeting Examines Gold's Monetary Role • Death Valley Find is Apparent Hoax • Mining Ends in Leadville • Mine Woes Could Mean Higher Taxes • The Federal Land Survey System • Exchange Moves to Protect Investors from Mining Scams • Mining Benefits Everyone During Winter Months • AZ Miners and Minerals Department Threatened with Elimination • Alaska Minerals Poster Available from BLM • Digital Tools—The PC and GPS • Small Mines Bill Clears Committee • Successful Mineral Property Promotion • Picks & Pans: Confessions of a Small Miner—Part I • Gold in Moffat County, Colorado • Forest Service Chief Calls for Mining Moratorium in Montana • Governor Tells Industry He Will Consider Tax Cuts • Company Notes • Gold Mine Becomes "Golden Partner" of California Sesquicentennial • IBLA Limits Patent to Mineral Rights in Wild & Scenic River Corridors • Melman on Gold & Silver • Claim Staking Rush Northern Quebec, Canada • Looking Back