The Vore Mine
July 2008 by Don RobinsonThe price of gold has certainly raised some eyebrows and has prompted some new prospectors onto the scene. They are faced with the same problem that we old timers have—where to find the gold.
Many of you are aware that we have been engaged in litigation with anti-mining activists that have been attacking us through the Karuk Tribe of California since 2003. It all started with their lawsuit against the US Forest Service (USFS), challenging that District Rangers do not have the authority to allow small-scale mining activities under a Notice of Intent (NOI) when the Ranger concludes that the mining activity is not likely to create a substantial surface disturbance.
We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.
The first time I found gold in the creek here is when I decided to try a new place to drywash on a hill not far from the dirt path I was on.
Ore processing in California?
• Recovering platinum
Because the old timers were so good at locating the better paying deposits—most of them along clay seams in this particular area—it makes good sense to try and locate these clay lines at old mining sites.
The Montana Board of Investments unanimously approved a motion to issue up to $35 million in bonds to help Stillwater Mining Corp. expand its platinum and palladium mine.
The Bawl Mill • The Lost Silver Triangle of the Sierra Madre—Conclusion: Tayopa, Guaynopa, and Guaynopita • The Greenwood Gold Project • Miners Go To Work In Washington • How To Locate Diamonds • Natural Crystalline Gold • Tools of the Modern Prospector: The GPS • Whitehall Mine Foregoing Closure • Work Begins At Rock Creek Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • The National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Four • Looking Back