The Klamath Mountains
September 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDOver 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
Gold in Sonora
The state of Sonora, slightly smaller in area than Utah, lies in-northwestern Mexico, adjoining Arizona to the south. It is characterized, on the east, by a high volcanic plateau, the Sierra Madre Occidental, which forms its boundary with Chihuahua.
Update On “Special Rock” Kicking
Bob “Neverquit” Abendschein’s article on his “Special Rock” in the December 2006 issue was short and to the point. As Neverquit and I are old friends, I sent him e mail:
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• BLM is moving back to DC?
• Gray wolf re-listed?
• EPA to redefine WOTUS again
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Ask The Experts — How have fellow dredgers modified their dredges in order to retain fine gold?
Q: In the article by David Knowlen, “There’s Still Gold in the Umpqua River,” January 2008, the author stated that “most conventional dredges with normal angles of sluice setup do not retain this gold.”...
Companies Scramble to Boost Copper Production
Soaring prices for copper and molybdenum are producing record profits for mining companies and new jobs in some Arizona towns.
Old Patch, New Detector
I have been detecting the area on and off since I discovered it. Every time I bought a new detector it was the first place I went to.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Feds Eye Restrictions on AZ Archaeological Sites • IMF Reconsidering Gold Sales to Finance Debt • Governors Focus on Aid for Laid-off Miners • Nevada Counties, Towns Get Forest Service Grants • Labor Dept. Approves Aid to Laid-off Nevada Miners • Company Notes • ISEE Celebrates 25 Years • Picks & Pans: Basic Dry Washing Operations in Gold Placer Mining • Washington Miner Wins Poetry Contest • Gold Coin Sales Boosted by Low Prices • Silver Posts Best Price in 11 Years—Strong Investment Interest and Steady Demand Cited • Platinum—Group Metals • Historic Mining at Mount Diablo, CA • Gold in the Drum Mountains • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back