Turquoise Mining—Labor Intensive, But Worthwhile
June 2005 by Chris RalphFor many years, the US had a historical tradition of small-scale mining. Individuals or small groups of miners would spend part of the year working the higher-grade sections of old mines and ship the high-grade ore to smelters or...
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
In the northwest section of the Kingman Quadrangle, the Kingston Range rises out of the alluvium of the Pahrump and Mesquite valleys. Kingston Peak, rising to an altitude of 7,320 feet, towers high above its foothills.
You will find a few articles in this issue that you wouldn’t normally expect to see in the Journal. Don’t fret—we’re not changing our focus, but the time seemed right to address a few pressing topics.
• Protesters trash the place
• IRS can't keep a secret
• Make way for minimum wage
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Pacific Legal Foundation Gets Significant Win • States to Govern Own Roadless Areas • Corralling Those Pesky Platinum Group Metals • Goldville, Alabama • Companies Scramble to Boost Copper Production • Mining Sisters Make History • Picks & Pans: The Perfect Paystreak • Using Rock Formations to Your Advantage • Significant Oil and Gas on Alaska's Central North Slope • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices