Woman Gets 90 Months in Mining Fraud Case
March 2007 by StaffA Nevada woman was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in an investment scheme involving claims that she could extract precious metals from volcanic cinders, officials said.
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Crater of Diamonds State Park is located 4 miles southeast of Murfreesboro, Arkansas...in an area of low hills, about a half-mile north of the Little Missouri River. The region receives 45 inches of rain per year, enough to support pine-oak forests. The diamond-bearing area stands out as grasslands surrounded by forests.
It was early in the 2008 season on the Mokelumne River near Pine Grove, California. Considering the potential for high water through the month of June, my wife Fran and I set our sights on investigating some of the pot holes in...
We split up in order to cover a larger area and found good color almost everywhere. The bedrock was shallow on both sides of the river, but the inside bend was where we concentrated our prospecting.
My third sample location proved to be my last and most interesting. I needed to look no further.
Every so often, deadlines are a real pain in the neck! That is truly the case this month as we must complete these musings prior to the Vice Presidential debates as well as the last two Obama-Romney encounters.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • Ask the Experts — What are Washington state prospecting regulations? • Ask The Experts — Could you please write an article explaining core samples? • Ask The Experts — Please tell me more about the Tullock II rule. • Prospecting on Pickering Bar • Persistence Pays off for Cusac Gold Mines • Internet Posting Fuels Gold Rush in Brazilian Town • Mining Stocks—Things to Consider Before You Invest • North Idaho Mine to Open Again in 2008 • Working Life of Troy Mine Could Be Extended • Lucky Shot Mine and the Willow Creek Plutons • Sampling Mineral Deposits • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Purchasing Land in Mexico • Swiss Mining Company Demands Compensation From Bolivia • Canadian Mint to Unveil $1 Million Coin • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices