Trio Accused of Stealing $1.7 Million in Gold
November 2006 by Associated PressThree former employees of a Colorado gold mine face charges of stealing more than $1.7 million in unprocessed gold, prosecutors said.
• Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations
• EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine
• Proposed Mines Act permit fees
Once a thriving mining community, the town of Lucky Shot, Alaska, also known as Kellyville, is nowhere to be found today. Buildings were either hauled away or burned. The snow loads of the Talkeetna Mountains crushed some of...
We dug and extracted for two more hours. This time, as I dumped the concentrates, I saw a piece of gold three-fourths of an inch long and as big around as a pencil.
The Keystone district includes a group of mineralized shear zones and veins that are associated with the Keystone Quartz Diorite in the Medicine Bow Mountains of southwestern Wyoming. Gold production from this district is unknown, although some estimates suggest that 7,500 to more than 12,000 ounces were produced.
On Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd, two days of furious, almost non-stop panning went on.
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
The process of updating the Rand Mining District is underway and you’ll see a Public Notice in this issue requesting interested parties to submit an application to serve on the board.
The Bawl Mill • International Wayside Resurrects Gold Rush in British Columbia • Prospecting in Northern Sierra County, California • Government Says New Mine Will Benefit Bears • RS 2477 Fact vs. Fiction • The Nome Goldfields • Basic Sniping: Prospecting With a Pan & Simple Hand Tools • Over the Divide • Ivanhoe Partners With Rio Tinto • The Business of Mining: Swap, Trade, or Exchange • Wyoming Expects Profits from Uranium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices