WANTED: Mining Poets, Singers & Storytellers
October 1999 by StaffThe hard-learned lessons, humor, tragedies and issues of work in mining have long been the subject of poetry, stories, songs and visual art by mineworkers and their families.
There are currently three controlling agencies or entities over suction dredging in California—and you can make that four if the state legislature decides to further muddy the waters with additional legislation to block suction gold dredging in the state.
This article deals with massive sulfide deposits in the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregon, but it applies to massive sulfides found in California as well.
In this article, I am going to take a look at three Midwest states and go through some of the prime places for prospectors to find nice local gold there.
This helps me to see if there is a pattern taking place with where I am finding nuggets, and when I study the map layer with all of my pins marking nuggets, I can drop in new pins where I want to search the next day.
Even with the decades of mining and exploration, much of the Comstock is still underdeveloped and its potential not fully tapped.
Awhile back, I was doing some prospecting in a remote mountain region, located in the rugged, well-timbered valleys of north-central British Columbia, an area known for its coarse gold.
For the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • The Economy, The Environment and Equity • Carrizozo Lava Older Than Once Thought • Montana Mining Association Raising Cash • GATA Releases Open Letter to the Press • BLM Proposed Rule Making Affects Mining Claims • Company Notes • Mining Battle Case Under Advisement • Sutro Tunnel a Big Draw • Picks & Pans: Prospecting for Lode Gold • The Search for Specimen (Pocket) Gold in the California Mother Lode • Gemstones • Dry Lakes in Nevada • A Hairsbreadth from Death • Special Suction Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • Cartwrights Celebrate 40 Years in Nevada • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back