Whitehall Mine Foregoing Closure
July 2008 by Associated PressStrong gold prices are making it profitable to keep the Golden Sunlight Mine here open through 2015, company officials said.
Pickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River is a fascinating place. It’s remote, taking almost two hours to get there from the small mining town of Iowa Hill, which is in Placer County, California.
Vancouver, British Columbia, became the focus of the international mining community for five exciting days in late January as two conventions catering to the precious metals mining community were held just blocks apart from each other. And, while they both had differing emphases, each convention attracted unprecedented numbers of participants.
• A skeleton in the closet
• Taxpayers are buying beds
• America's pastime
• How about another slice of pie?
• An Inconvenient Interview
• Name That Tune
Last month, in “Following Clues to a Hidden Gold Deposit,” I ended the article with the direction that we were on the hunt! We were getting prepared and ready to roll with our detectors, then snow came, and lots of it. We had already found the seam diggings mine on the mountainside in wild, rough brush and trees. It had been well hidden.
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 • The Vore Mine • Tools of the Modern Prospector: The GPS • 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