The Hunt for Diamonds, Nunavut, Canada
March 2003 by StaffDuring the summer of 2001, Hunter Exploration Group conducted a regional mineral exploration program on the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut, in search of predominantly gold, platinum and copper.
The only thing that saved me was talking to a local miner who gave me a “heads up” that private individuals owned all the mineral rights in that section.
There’s a lot of luck involved when it comes to finding gold. Sometimes it’s being in the right place at the right time. Other times it’s simply by accident that discoveries are made.
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
- Those “dog-gone” fraud charges
- Fake news
Unquestionably, the events of January 20, 2009, highlighted the news of the past month as on that date, the “torch of leadership” of America passed from the departing George W. Bush and into the hands of the 44th President, Barack Obama.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Election fallout
• Bad news in Bolivia
The Bawl Mill • The Steeple Rock District, New Mexico • Famous Yuba River Dredge Sinks • Gold in Maine? • Mud Creek Placer Mine Adventure • Junior Miners and Investors Gather in Canada • Picks & Pans: Dredging at Douglas Creek, Wyoming • Gold in Gossan • Company Notes • Gold Prospecting on the East Fork River, Alaska (Part III—Conclusion) • National Mining Hall of Fall and Museum Calls for Poetry • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back