The price of gold has risen from $60.35 per ounce in mid-November, 1972, to $91.25 per ounce in mid-April, 1973. The present high price has caused considerable speculation as to the underlying reasons for the sudden increase and what effect it may have on the international monetary situation. This precious...
Renewed interest in the abandoned War Eagle Mine, which is
located in the center of the gold districts of central Idaho,
provided the opportunity for a detailed study of the deposit. The
goal of this study is to determine the genetic history of the deposit
with respect to regional mineralizing...
The following outline of events in the rise and fall of gold mining in southwestern
Oregon is here recorded - almost as an obituary - so that Oregonians may not entirely forget how important this industry was in building up this part of the state.
The following pictorial article on the golden years of eastern Oregon, by Miles F. Potter and Harold McCall, is an abstract from their manuscript of a forthcoming book they are calling "Golden Pebbles."
Potter is a long-time resident of eastern Oregon and an amateur historian of some of the early...