The Montana Tunnels Discovery
July 2005 by Paul L. JonesMany prospectors and exploration teams deliberately avoid small tracts of land for various understandable reasons. However, in hopes that I might encourage some of my fellow prospectors to think more kindly of small tracts, I’d like to...
A case involving a Northern California dredger who was cited by the Forest Service for operating without a Notice of Intent, Plan of Operation or special-use authorization was resolved in the miner’s favor.
Eleven treasure-laden ships that made up the 1715 Fleet were heading to Spain from Havana on July 31, 1715, when they encountered a hurricane off Florida’s central coast.
Tony Kelly and Ken Laster have dredged for gold in the Motherlode area for a number of years, and they decided to team up in 2004 and work together with Ken’s new 4-inch dredge.
• "Now for the reality..."
• "How times have chagned..."
• "Now I know why it was late..."
• "...the news media has been kept in the dark."
• "...expand it if you can."
The intent is to rein in abuses by rogue agents of the Forest Service who have an anti-mining agenda whereby a miner can get a bad federal agent fired.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Spreading the Fever • Forest Service Final Rule—When is a Notice or Plan Required? • Looking Back • New Regulations for Major Precious Metal Dealers • The Paradox Basin—Part I • The Safety in Tax Deductions for Safety • Understanding and Evaluating Desert Mineralization for Nuggetshooters • A Search for Tantalum • Copper is King in Arizona • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver