The Treasure Detective
July 2006 by John JonesFinding a new gold nugget patch, a cache of old bottles, valuable old coins, jewelry, and artifacts can be as easy as finding a long lost uncle. You just need to do a little detective work so that you can find his address and then acquire a map to his house. Sound simple? It is.
Rescue workers were searching a rugged Arizona wilderness area in triple-digit temperatures for three Utah men who went missing on July 11, while looking for the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
• "...just about more than I can stand."
• "I hope you can answer my number one question..."
• "...I still go out and mine a little at my old stompin' grounds in Siskiyou County..."
• "...New Prospecting Club in the Southeast."
• "...9 ounces...in two weeks."
• "...It's no secret..."
You may recall seeing the Treasure Hawk Mine cleanup project featured in the August 2000 issue of ICMJ...
By the time you receive this issue of ICMJ, the November election will be only a few weeks away, and the campaign is finally heating up. Quite surprisingly, Vice President Gore has taken the lead in recent polls from the early front-runner, George "Dubya" Bush.
I often wonder if I would have felt the same about gold prospecting if my father had introduced me to it at a young age. Would I have the same passion and fascination that I do now? How much further along the learning curve would I be if...
On May 29, 2007, the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) filed their Opening Brief in the Oregon Court of Appeals against the Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
The Bawl Mill • Detecting at Old Hydraulic Mines • Montana Postpones Mining Rule • Sydney Resource Corp. Ventures into Canada and Mexico • The Small Hardrock Mill—Part I • 2006 US Gold Panning Championships • The Iditarod-Innoko Goldfields • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Agnico-Eagle to Open Gold Mine in Finland