The Fairbanks Goldfields
August 2006 by Ron WendtIt was once said that the Fairbanks Mining District would probably not be much of a producer. The impact of this goldfield on the mining world of the north did not start with a bang. Rather, the participants of this gold rush more or less...
If you think all the vein gold near the surface has been dug up—think again! A weekend prospector recently came into the lab with a shoe-box full of samples that were from ten to fifty percent native crystalline gold on dirty white quartz.
Need some help putting together a BLM proposal.
• Comment period reopened for pygmy owl critical habitat in Arizona
• Limits on wilderness study areas finalized in Utah
• IBLA rules miner cannot set up store processing equipment on claim when no mining is taking place
• New law to protect claims and equipment in Washington State
The paper’s crack reporters filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act, demanding public release of “secret” emails explaining why the Interior Department recommended, and President Trump approved, shrinking Bears’ Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments.
• If it’s good enough for the people...
• Rolling Stone magazine...fair and balanced?
• By the numbers...
• IAMGOLD Corp.
• Barrick Gold Corp.
• Campbell Resources Inc.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
The Obama administration announced on March 5 its decision not to list the sage-grouse as threatened or endangered at the moment, though it left the door wide open to future listing.
The Bawl Mill • Microbes Play Role in Gold Creation • Osisko Exploration: Redeveloping the Historic Malartic Mining Camp • Prospecting at Moore Creek • The Small Hardrock Mill—Part II • The Treasure Detective—Part II • 2006 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • Elections May Bring Rush to Republic of Congo • Melman on Gold & Silver