Below is a listing of the Denver Mining Club’s past programs for those that need information about one of the previous meetings.
2017 Past Programs
December 25.–No meeting. Merry Christmas!
December 18.–Kent Sterett, Managing Partner, Clear Creek Power, LLC. Capital Prize Mine Project, Georgetown, Colo.
December 11.–Ryan and Jules Miles, Mining Engineer and Author. The Mineral Maniacs: A Children’s Book Series Exploring the World of Mining, Geology, and Engineering.
December 4.–Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Check your attic, closet, & garage for items to donate, or come and look for that special gift. Books, rocks/minerals, jewelry, prospecting & mining supplies & equipment, and much more. Come help us celebrate our 126th anniversary!
November 27.–Climate Hustle: Are They Trying to Control Climate…Or You? Video presentation, Part 2: Another view on climate change.
November 20.–Shannon Mann, Course Coordinator, CMA Education Foundation. All About Mining: The 2017 Edition of the 21st Century Mining Course for K – 12 Educators.
November 13.–Climate Hustle: Are They Trying to Control Climate…Or You? Video presentation, Part 1: Another view on climate change.
November 6.–Todd Hennis, President, Salem Minerals Inc. The U.S. and World Economy: Where To Now?
October 30.–Doug Swartz, Attorney, Sheridan Ross PC. Intellectual Property Principles and Licensing Transactions Related to the Mining Industry.
October 23.–Kinross’ Fort Knox Mine: Exceeding Expectations Every Day. Video about Alaska’s largest producing gold mine.
October 16.–Mark Bullock, Director of Rugby, City of Glendale. Legacy, 15 Lessons on Leadership.
October 9.–Peter Bojtos, Independent Company Director. Gold: Its Past, Present and Future.
October 2.–Jim Askew, Chairman, Syrah Resources. The Balama Graphite Project, Mozambique, and Associated Battery Anode Facility in Louisiana: A Game-changing Enterprise in LiB Supply Chain Dynamics.
September 25.–Todd Ohlheiser, Executive Director, Colorado Stone, Sand& Gravel Association. The Colorado Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Today.
September 18.–Karen Wenrich, Economic Geologist and Owner, Crystals Unlimited. The Sweet Home Mine – Silver to Rhodochrosite.
September 11.–Deborah Miles, Geophysicist and Luthier. CelloStone: Where Geology, Geophysics and Cellos Collide.
September 4.–No meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 28.– Field trip to Marv Kay Stadium, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo. Join Coach Marv Kay for a stadium tour. Meet at 11:30 am at the ticket gate on 12th St., on south side of the stadium. Bring your own lunch. Campus parking is pay-to-park; see more info at www.inside.mines.edu/parking. Limited visitor parking near Geology Museum or in Lot Q is closest to stadium. Get a dashboard receipt at kiosks ($1 or $1.50/hr); carpool if possible.
August 21.–Lois Brooks, President, Denver, Colorado Chapter, Women In Mining. WIM and the Future of Women in the Mining Industry.
August 14.–V. Larry Frank Jr., Author. Colorado’s Great Depression Gold Rush: The Oliver Twist Tunnel.
August 7.–Bob Lowdermilk, President, Hoyle Lowdermilk, Inc. History of the Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt.
July 31.–Nicole M. Smith, Assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, CSM. Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining in Peru: Social Science, Engineering, and Community Collaborations to Achieve More Sustainable Ore Processing Methodologies.
July 24.–Michele White, V.P. Government Affairs, Cheyenne Mtn. Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Influence of Geology and Mineralization on River Habitat and Fishing in South Park, Colo.
July 17.–Peter Modreski, Geochemist, U.S. Geological Survey. A preview of the Symposium on Gold and Silver Deposits in Colorado (July 20-24, 2017); plus a look back at the 1988 Symposium on Precious Metal Deposits in Colorado.
July 10.–Will Streeter, President, UOR Technology, LLLP.Â Underground Oil Recovery.
July 3.– No meeting. (Independence Day Holiday)
June 26.– Edwin Bustinza, L.L.M. Student, University of Denver. Mining in Peru.
June 19.– Matt Andre, Senior Energy Analyst, Production Monitors, Platts Analytics. North Slope Production and Well-level Economics across North America.
June 12.– Stephanie Johnson, Curator, and Margaret Spiegel, Educational Programming and Event Coordinator, NMHF&M. Coming Exhibits and Events at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum.
June 5.– David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist. Avoiding the Misuse of Models
May 29.— No meeting. (Independence Day Holiday.)
May 22.— Tanya Kriss, Outreach Coordinator, Minerals Education Coalition, SME. Changing the World’s Perception of an Industry That Changes the World.
May 15.— Walter Weinig, Senior Project Manager, Laramide Sciences. Life After Mining: Deep Underground Research at the Former Homestake Gold Mine, South Dakota.
May 8.– Trey White, VP Technical Services, Energy Fuels Resources (USA) Inc. The Canyon Mine, a Uranium-bearing Breccia Pipe, Ariz.
May 1.– Tom Cavanaugh, Geocav Consulting, LLC. The Uravan Mineral Belt, Southwestern Colorado: One Company’s Experience and an Optimistic Future.
April 24.– Rick Sauers, Executive Director, and Danica Cox, Marketing& Communications Coordinator, WMMI. Happenings and Coming Events at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry.
April 17.– Robert M. “Mac” West, Principal, Informal Learning Experiences. Arctic Geology and Environments.
April 10.– John A. Shanahan, President, Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy – USA. Future Prospects for Nuclear Energy around the World based on Hard Facts in 2017.
April 3.–Joseph T. Kottenstette, Manager, JointPyramid LLC. Geologic Mapping with 3DM Photogrammetric Measurements.
March 27.–Diane Dudley, HS&E (Retired) and Historian. Griffin Ranches: A Mining and Ranching Family History Project in the Wet Mountains.
March 20.–Tony Hammond, Mining Engineer, Hammond Swayne LLC. Lithium and Vanadium: Critical Metals in Energy Storage.
March 13.– Mark Hampel, Managing Partner, Kalium Consulting. Using Operational Best Practices in the Field—A case Study from the Potash Industry.
March 6.– Ground Rules. A video about mining responsibly for a sustainable future from Caterpillar.
February 27.–Jamal Rostami, Haddon/Alacer Gold Endowed Chair, Director of the Earth Mechanics Institute (EMI), Mining Engineering Dept., CSM. Rock Characterization While Drilling by Roofbolters.
February 20.–No meeting. Presidents’ Day Holiday & SME/CMA Annual Conference and Expo
February 13.– David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist. SEC Mining Disclosure Rules–Past, Present, and Future.
February 6.–Jeff T. Graves, Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining & Safety. Reclamation at the Pennsylvania Mine, Summit County, Colo.
January 30.–Stan Dempsey, Jr., President, Colorado Mining Association. Introduction and Update on the Colorado Mining Association.
January 23.–Kadri Dagdelen, Professor, Mining Engineering Dept., CSM. Mining Geostatistics: Current Trends and Applications.
January 16.–David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist. The Mineral Baby Through the Years.
January 9 –Erin LaCount, Education Programs Coordinator, Friends of Dinosaur Ridge. Digging Dinosaurs at Dinosaur Ridge, Colorado.
January 2, 2017–No meeting. New Year’s Day Holiday.
2016 Past Programs
December 26–No meeting. Christmas Holiday.
December 19–Nancy Johnson, Executive Director, Historical Society of Idaho Springs. Idaho Springs, Colo., Heritage Museum and Visitor Center.
December 12–Michele Lawrie-Munro, Executive Director, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc. (AIME). Title to be announced.
December 5–Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Check your attic, closet, & garage for items to donate, or come and look for that special gift. Books, rocks/minerals, jewelry, prospecting & mining supplies & equipment, and much more. Come help us celebrate our 125th anniversary!
November 28.–Bob Bair, Numismatist and Educator. The Comstock Lode and the Carson City Mint.
November 21.–Arlo Smith, Chase Mine. The Chase Gold Mine, Gilpin County, Colo.: Part II, Mine Operations, Past, Present, and Future.
November 14.–Suellen Barnhard, G.O.L.D. Corp. The Chase Gold Mine, Gilpin County, Colo.: Part I, Crowd-funding and Financing.
November 7.–Bob Stewart, Consulting Geologist & Soil Scientist. Anthropogenic Changes to Soils and Landscapes in Erie, Colorado.
October31.–Danelle Herra, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations, CSM Foundation. Reinventing the CSM Alumni Association.
October 24.–Bill Wilson, Adjunct Faculty, CSM. Phosphate Mining in Morocco: Operations and Market Position of the Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP).
October 17.–Kevin Pharris, Denver History Tours. Colorado Mining History. (TentativeTitle)
October 10.–Climate Hustle: Are They Trying to Control Climate. . .Or You? Video Presentation, Part 2: Another view on climate change.
October 3.–Climate Hustle: Are They Trying to Control Climate. . .Or You? Video presentation, Part 1: Another view on climate change.
September 26.–Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. Perspectives on Pegmatites from the Foord Pegmatite Symposium.
September 19.–Jürgen Brune, Research Professor, Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Mine Refrigeration.
September 12.–John L. Lufkin, Author and Consulting Geologist. Geology and Pegmatites of the Black Hills, South Dakota.
September 5.–No meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 29.–Hugh Miller, Associate Professor, Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Narrow Vein Hydraulic Mining Systems.
August 22.–Joshua Suter, Managing Principal, Vukota Capital. Water and Water Rights.
August 15.–Stan Dempsey, Sr., Dempsey & Co. Attitudes of the Leaders of the Mining Industry of the Late 19th and the Early 20th Centuries.
August 8.–Ed Raines, Collections Manager, CSM Geology Museum. The Leadville Limestone: A Rock of Consequence at Aspen, Colo.
August 1.–Ty Ortiz, Geohazards Program Manager, Colorado Dept. of Transportation. Glenwood Canyon Rockfall Mitigation.
July 25.–John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. Use and Selection of Primary Crushers in the Mining Industry.
July 18.–Aditya Juganda and Sam Lolon, Graduate Students, Colorado School of Mines. Preventing Coal Mine Explosions through Research.
July 11.–Tom Cavanaugh, Geocav Consulting, LLC. Nuvemco’s Mapping, Permitting, Exploration, Mining, and Future Plans in the Heart of Colorado’s Uravan Mineral Belt.
July 4.–No meeting. Independence Day Holiday.
June 27.–Neil Bergstrom, P.E., Wellbore Positioning Advisor, Colorado Geoscience, Inc. Directional Drilling and Wellbore Surveying.
June 20.–Ray Lundin, Gemologist. My Adventures in the Andamooka, Australia, Opal Mines.
June 13.–John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. The Rise and Fall of the Nordberg Corporation. June 6.–Maggie Magoffin, Author and Historian. Women Miners of the Old West.
June 6.–Maggie Magoffin, Author and Historian. Women Miners of the Old West.
May 30.–No meeting. Memorial Day Holiday.
May 23.–Dick Beach, SME/Minerals Education Coalition. Mining In Society: A New Merit Badge for Boy Scouts.
May 23.–Dick Beach, SME/Minerals Education Coalition. Mining In Society: A New Merit Badge for Boy Scouts.
May 16.-Shannon Mann, Course Coordinator, CMA Education Foundation. All About Mining: A New Course for Teachers (tentative).
May 9.–Ed Crabtree, Patent Attorney, Denver, Colo. Panama City and a Small Boat Trip through the Panama Canal.
May 2.–Dick Bowers, Retired Engineer and Inventor. Prospecting Using a Drone, and Ron Bell, President, Aerobotic Geophysical Systems, LLC. Applying geoDRONEology at the Ramsey Silver Prospect in La Paz County, Arizona.
April 25.–Gene Brown. Mining Annuity Investments.
April 18.–Peter J. Modreski, Geochemist, U. S. Geological Survey. Pegmatites, Nature’s Mineral Treasure Storehouses.
April 11.–Maggie Magoffin, Author and Columnist. A Tailing Tale of Baby Doe: Woman Miner.
April 4.--David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist. Update on the Stillwater, Montana, Platinum/Palladium Mines.
March 28.–Martin Lockley, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Denver. Tracking Dinosaurs and Other Exotic Creatures in the Wild West.
March 21.–Nick Michael, Union Milling Co. Overview of the Leadville Gold and Silver Mill, Lake County, Colo.
March 14.–Dick Bowers, Retired Engineer and Inventor. Prospecting Using a Drone. March 7.–Bob Bruner, Space Sciences Volunteer, Denver Museum of Nature & Science. How Did Life Start Four Billion Years ago?
February 22.– Paul Johnson, President, Colorado School of Mines. Keeping Mines Special: Dialogue with the New President.
February 15.– No meeting. President’s Day Holiday.
February 8.– Don Moon, The Bully Moose Pulpit, LLC. Bringing Teddy Roosevelt to Life.
February 1.– Ed Crabtree, Patent Attorney, Denver, Colo. Extemporaneous Remarks on Patents and the Patent Process.
January 25.–Chris McCourt, Manager, Colowyo Mine, and Drew Kramer, Senior Advisor, External Affairs, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association. Summary of the Colowyo Revised Environmental Assessment and Legal Process, 2015.
January 18.– Judy Colgan, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute. Can Coal Survive?
January 11.– John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. History of Bruno Nordberg. Milwaukee, WI, Developer of the Steam Governor and Many Other Mining, Crushing, and Grinding Machines.
January 4, 2016.– Ramon L. Pizarro, Patent Attorney, Denver, Colo. Patent Protection and the New U.S. Patent Branch Office in Denver.
December 28.–No meeting. Holiday Break.
December 21.–No meeting. Holiday Break.
December 14.–Mark Greaves and Chris Stone, Tour Operations, Hidee Mine, Central City, Colo. The Hidee Gold Mine: Past and Present.
December 7.–John N. Schwartzberg, Senior Metallurgical Engineer, Rocky Mountain EMTEC. Amazing/or Not-So-Amazing Tales of Mining Equipment Failure Analysis.
November 30.–Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Check your attic, closet, & garage for items to donate, or come and look for that special gift. Books, rocks/minerals, jewelry, prospecting & mining supplies & equipment, and much more. Come help us celebrate our 124th anniversary!
November 23.–Holiday Story Time. (Our scheduled speaker was unable to be with us; has been re-schedule on January 18, 2016.)
November 16.–Barry E. Martin, Director of Special Programs and Continuing Education (SPACE), Colorado School of Mines. SPACE: Special Programs and Continuing Education at Mines.
November 9.–Robert G. McLusky, Attorney, Jackson & Kelly. Mountain Top Mining for Coal in the East.
November 2.–Joseph Farrell, Director of Field Service, Denver Area Council, BSA. The Boy Scouts of America STEM Program for Scouts.
October 26.—Robert M. “Mac” West, Principal, Informal Learning Experiences. South Asian Fossils and the Rise of the Himalaya.
October 19.–John A. Shanahan, President, Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy – USA. Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Energy for Humanity and the Environment.
October 12.–Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. New Developments in Mining in the Centennial State.
October 5.–Mitch Helle, Regional Director, United Healthcare. Prospecting for 101 Health Care.
September 28.–Lewis C. Kleinhans, Vice-President of Exploration, Hodgden Oil Co., Inc. Colorado River in the Grand Canyon: A Rafter’s Perspective.
September 21.–Mary Beth and Dick Beach, Itinerant Travelers. Galapagos: the Enchanted Islands.
September 14.–Bill Ray, Principal, WR Communications Inc. Natural Soda Operations in Northwest Colorado.
September 7.–No meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 31.–Dianna Orf, Lobbyist, Orf & Orf, P.C. Recent EPA Rules and How They Affect the Mining Industry.
August 24.–Eric White, CEO, Denver Machine Shop, Inc. Denver Machine Shop – 100 Years of Mining Maintenance Support.
August 17.–John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. Track-mounted Crushing and Screening Equipment.
August 10.–Jim Guilinger, President, World Industrial Minerals. Germanium, Uranium and Molybdenum Deposits in Southwest North Dakota.
August 3.–Ed Raines, Collections Manager, CSM Geology Museum. The Minerals and the Washoe Process from the Comstock to Caribou.
July 27 – Sarah Saxe, Curator, National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum. The Matchless Mine and Leadville’s [Colo.] Silver Boom
July 20 – Jim Cappa, Geologist. Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Upper Peninsula, Michigan
July 13 – Nancy Johnson, Executive Director, Historical Society of Idaho Springs. The Underhill Museum, Watershed Museum, Visitors Center, and Other Venues of Interest Related to Mining in Idaho Springs, Colo.
July 6 – Bob Burnham, Burnham Coal, LLC. An Update on Coal Mining in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming.
June 29 – Betty Heid, Chair, Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. Noted Colorado Women in Mining.
June 22 – Cheryl Saipe, MD, President, Colorado Citizens for Canine Welfare. Mining for Puppy Mill Prevention in Colorado.
June 15 – Speaker and title to be announced.
June 8 – Neal Stanton, Stu Blattner, Inc. Raise Boring.
June 1 – Mark Bullock, Director of Rugby, City of Glendale. Drilling for Rugby Gold.
May 25 – No meeting. Memorial Day Holiday.
May 18 – Ralph Johnson, Executive Director, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association. PetAid Colorado.
May 11 – Mike McDonald, General Manager, Climax Mine. Molybdenum and the History of the Climax Mine.
May 4 – Barry Shesol. Prospecting for Investment and Enjoyment in Collectibles.
April 27 – Betty Heid, Chair, Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame. (Title to come.)
April 20 – Dean Laudeman. Title to be announced.
April 13 – Ann Lowdermilk, VP/Fund Development & Strategic Planning, Colorado Chapter, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, ARCS Foundation Inc. Where Will the Next Generation of Engineers Come From? ARCS Helps. March
30 – Anna Lee Frohlich, Historian, Historical Construction Equipment Association. Evolution of the Steam Shovel and Its Use in Railroading and Mining.
March 23 – John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. Autogenous Crushing, HPGR and Tower Mills (Verta Mills).
March 16 – Robert Stewart, Executive Director, American Institute of Professional Geologists. Evaluating the Potential of Gold Mine Tailings Dams in Timmins, Ontario, Canada
March 9 – Jeff Miller, Publisher, Milbrown Press. Herbert Hoover: Mining Engineer and Humanitarian
March 2 – Lee Whiteley, Writer and Historian. Pathways to Gold: The Smokey Hill Trail.
February 23 – Jim Burnell, Geologist, Mineral Strategies LLC. A Few More Strategic Minerals
February 16 – NO MEETING; Presidents’ Day Holiday
February 9 – Paul Jones, CMA Education Foundation. The New Digital All About Mining Program for Teachers
February 2 – Peter Droege, Executive Director, Step 13. Central City, CO: A Colorful History of the ‘Richest Square Mile on Earth.’
January 26 – Rex Byron, Tetra Tech, Inc. History and Impact of the Bre-X Scandal 18 Years Ago.
January 19 – Dr. Priscilla Nelson, Professor & Head, Dept. Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Infrastructure in Major Cities
January 12 – POSTPONED DUE TO VENUE ISSUE (Paul Jones, CMA Education Foundation. The New Digital All About Mining Program for Teachers)
January 5 – POSTPONED DUE TO VENUE ISSUE (Neal Stanton, Stu Blattner, Inc. Raise Boring)
December 29 – No meeting. Holiday Break
December 22 – No meeting. Holiday Break
December 15 – David Abbott, Consulting Geologist. Tough Ethical Decision Case: The Brucejack Deposit Example.
December 8 – Bob Bruner, Space Sciences Volunteer, Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Using Minerals to Target Mars.
December 1 – Auction of Mine Memorabilia
November 24 – Tim Kelly, Oil and Gas Leasing Manager, Colorado State Land Board. The Footprint of Future Energy Development in Colorado.
November 17 – Linda Fullerton Clark and Ed Crabtree. Mining for Child Literacy thru Little Free Libraries in Denver.
November 10 – Bob Bair, Numismatist and Educator. Clark and Gruber Colorado Territorial Gold Coins and the Denver Mint.
November 3 – John Googins, Applications Engineer/Owner, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. The Tar Sands of Canada.
October 27 – Marv Kay, Emeritus Professor and Coach, CSM. Colorado School of Mines: 140 Years Young.
October 20 – Phillip Courtney, Solid Minerals Leasing Manager, Colorado State Land Board. The Minerals Program at the Colorado State Land Board.
October 13 – Bill Reid, Geologist. The Making of a Mine: Victor Project, Cripple Creek, Colo.
October 6 – Jim Wilkins, Historian. Ralph Carr: Mineral Assayer and Colorado Governor.
September 29 – Dick and Mary Beach, Itinerant Travelers. Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice. . .and Tomatoes?
September 22 – Ed Rapp, Geologist (ret.). Historic Mine Reclamation in the Clear Creek Watershed.
September 15 – Victoria Miller, Curator, Bessemer Historical Society’s Steelworks Museum and CF&I Archives. Development of Ferrous Industries in the Western United Sates.
September 8 – Bob Raynolds, Geologist and Research Associate, Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Water Resources and Early Mining History in Petra and the Southern Region of Jordan.
September 1 – No meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 25 – Bob Lowdermilk, President, Hoyle Lowdermilk, Inc. History of Early Road and Highway Construction, and Aviation in Colorado.
August 18 – Bob Lowdermilk, President, Hoyle Lowdermilk, Inc. History of Early Colorado Mining Railroads.
August 11 – David L. Holcomb, Corporate Technology Director, Flotek Industries, Inc. Hydraulic Fracturing.
August 4 – Amy Eller and Natasha Berwick, HistoriCorps. Restoration of the Historic Golconda Mining Complex, San Juan Mountains, Colorado.
July 28 – Stephen Hart, Geological Engineer (Ret.). Wendell and Claude Fertig: Mining Engineers and Guerillas in the Philippines.
July 21 – Jonathan A. Marts and Richard Gilmore, Graduate Research Assistants and PhD Candidates, Colorado School of Mines. Hazard Assessment and Mitigation of Explosive Methane Mixtures Using Numerical Models.
July 14 – Judy Colgan, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute. RMCMI News and Update.
July 7 – Castle in the Clouds; Restoring the Old Hundred Mine Boarding House Above Silverton, CO. (Video DVD)
June 30 – Guy Johnson and Lee Rice. Update on the Colorado Mining Exhibit Foundation.
June 23 – Sharon Schonhaut, Manager, Minerals Education Coalition, SMEF. SME’s Minerals Education Coalition 2014.
June 16 – Mark Jacobsen, Geologist. The Pegmatites of Western Australia and Their Minerals.
June 9 – Brian Asbury, Manager, Earth Mechanics Institute, CSM. Tour of the Earth Mechanics Lab, Colorado School of Mines.
June 2 – Bob Bair, Educator and Numismatist. The Fabulous Saddle Ridge Gold Coin Hoard.
May 26 – Memorial Day. No Meeting.
May 19 – Stuart Sanderson, President Colorado Mining Association. CMA and Mining Update.
May 12 – James “Whity” Hagadorn, PhD, Tim and Kathryn Ryan Curator of Geology, Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Treasures in your backyard: Colorado diamonds, gold, and marble.
May 5 – Ken Witherly, President, Condor Consulting. Ring of Fire in Ontario.
April 28 – Dennis Gertenbach, PhD, Sr. Vice President Hazen Research Inc. Modern Gold Recovery.
April 21 – Rael Lipson, RDLGEO Consulting. Tarkwa Gold Project, Ghana.
April 14 – Steve Wittington, PhD, National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum Director. New Developments at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum.
April 7 – Bruce Geller, CSM Geology Museum Director. PDAC 2014, Update on the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Convention
March 31 – Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. The Conductivity of Rocks and Minerals.
March 24 – Richard A. “Rick” Sauers, Executive Director, Western Museum of Mining & Industry. Update on the Western Museum of Mining & Industry.
March 17 – Bruce K. Stover, Director, Colorado Inactive Mine Reclamation Program. An Overview of Colorado’s Inactive Mine Reclamation Program and 2014 Projects.
March 10 – Stephen Hart, Geological Engineer (Ret.). Colorado’s “Lost” Radium Boom: Early 20th Century Mining and Processing Landscapes on the Colorado Plateau and in Denver.
March 3 – John A. Turley. An Engineering Look at the Cause of the 2010 Macondo Blowout.
February 2. – Dick Beach. Reaching New Highs in Minerals Education: MEC Goes to the NSTA Convention in Denver.
February 17 – No Meeting. Presidents Day Holiday.
February 10 – John A. Shanahan. Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Uses of Radioisotopes.
February 3 – Michael T. Jewell. The Legal Future of Colorado Abandoned Mine Tailings.
January 27 – Ed Raines, Collection Manager, CSM Museum of Geology. Collecting Mining Stock Certificates.
January 20 – No Meeting. MLK Birthday Holiday.
January 13 – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Museum of Geology. An Update on Telluride Research, 20 Years After.
January 6 – John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate and Mining Co. International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)
December 30 – No Meeting. New Year’s Holiday.
December 23 – No Meeting. Christmas Holiday.
December 1 – Bruce Geller, Colorado School of Mines Museum. Annual Silent Auction.
December 9 – Jim Long. The Gold Prospectors of the Rockies – Dedicated to the Amateur Prospector.
December 2 – Michael T. Jewell and Steve Nagy. The Legal Future of Colorado Abandoned Mine Tailings – History, Rare Earths, etc.
November 25 – Dr. Angel Abbud-Madrid, Colorado School of Mines. Mining the Solar System.
November 18 – Jim Reed. Field Methods: Past, Present, and Future.
November 11 – Frank Adler – Tour of Dinosaur Ridge
November 4 – Todd C. Hennis, President and CEO, San Juan Corp. Where the US Economy Is and Where It Is Going.
October 28 – Lee R. Rice, VP Data Technology Services, Inc. New Base and Precious Metals Mining Ventures in the San Juans of Colorado.
October 21 – Bernard C. Koch, Senior Geologist ProjectConsult-CARTS, LLC. Copper is the Whopper!
October 14 – No Meeting. Columbus Day Holiday.
October 7 – Christie Wright, Author. South Park Perils; Short Ropes and True Tales.
September 30 – Don Finley, Vice President, Gold Unlimited. Snowstorm Dredge Preservation, Wheat Ridge Gold Panning Park, River Cleanups, and Recreational Gold Prospecting.
September 23 – Mary Beth and Dick Beach. On Safari in Tanzania: Beth and Dick’s Excellent Adventure Amid the Birds and Beasts.
September 16 – Peter J. Modreski, USGS Denver. Pegmatite Mining for Gem Tourmaline in Maine.
September 9 – Peter Bojtos. Drill Baby Drill – Copper in Borneo.
September 2 – No Meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 26 – Clare Marshall, Friends of Dinosaur Ridge. Dinosaur Ridge Update and Future Plans.
August 19 – Dick Beach, Geologist. Kilimanjaro: To the Rooftop of Africa.
August 12 – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum Collections Manager. CSM Museum Tour.
August 5 – John Bromfield, Teacher, and Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Eductaion Foundation. “All About Mining” Course – 2013.
July 29 – Vince Matthews, Interim Executive Director, National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum. Annual NMHF&M Update.
July 22 – John L. Lufkin, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Metropolitan State University of Denver. Interpretation of Textures in Ore Minerals.
July 15 – Jim Murray. Overview of the Alma Placer (Park County, Colorado): Past and Present.
July 8 – Karen Wenrich, Economic Geologist and Owner, Crystals Unlimited. The Ups and Downs of Owning a Gem and Mineral Business.
July 1 – Guy A. Johnson, Colorado Mining Exhibit Foundation. The Colorado State Capitol. (video – part 2)
June 24 – John Googins, Applications Engineer/Owner, Aggregate and Mining Consultants, LLC. BAUMA 2013 – 30th International Trade Fair: Machines, Vehicles, and Equipment for Mining and Construction.
June 17 – Guy A. Johnson, Colorado Mining Exhibit Foundation. The Gilding of the Colorado Capitol Dome (video).
June 10 – Bob Burnham, Burnham Coal LLC. Wyoming Coal.
June 3 – Sharon Schonhaut, Manager Minerals Education Coalition, SME. Minerals Education Coalition Update.
May 27 – No Meeting. Memorial Day Holiday.
May 20 – Dr. John L. Lufkin, Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Metropolitan State University. Tucson Gem and Minerals Show.
May 13 – Guy A. Johnson, Exhibit Coordinator, Colorado Mining Exhibit Foundation. Update on Public Education.
May 6 – Jim Burnell, Mineral Strategies, LLC. The Year in Mining in Colorado.
April 29 – Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. Verifying and Dating Significant Bolide Impacts (and How Prospectors Can Benefit from this Information).
April 22 – Jessica Levental, CEO, Precious Metals Summit Conferences, LLC. Precious Metals Summit Conferences.
April 15 – John H. Wright, Explosives Engineer. South Pole Tunnel Project.
April 8 – John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate & Mining Consultants, LLC. The New Panama Canal: Can You Dig It?
April 1 – Judy Colgan, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute. RMCMI News and Update.
March 25 – Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. Colorado Mining Update, 2013.
March 18 – Bernard C. Koch, Lakewood Exploration. Porphyry Copper Ores: What to Look For.
March 11 – Ed Raines, Collections Manager, CSM Geology Museum. The Zinc Problem: Its Mineralogy and Metallurgy, the Solution and the Results.
March 4 – Neil Kolwey, Senior Associate, Industrial Program, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project. Reducing Energy Costs Through Combined Heat and Power.
February 25 – Robert Bush, Technical Representative, Austin International. Powder Sales and Latest Technologies in International Locations.
Feburary 18 – Presidents’ Day Holiday – No Meeting.
February 11 – Richard A. Sowers, Executive Director, Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Update on the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.
February 4 – Gary L. Rowe, Jr., Regional NAWQA Program Officer, Central Region, USGS. Tales of a Former Volcanologist.
January 28 – Phillip Martinez, Vista Mining Adventures. Fine Gold Recovery in a Commercial Mining Operation.
January 21 – Martin Luther King Holiday – No Meeting.
January 14 – John Googins, Applications Engineer, Aggregate and Mining Consultants, LLC. The Banana Screen.
January 7 – Dave Wright, Historian, Leadville, Colorado. Mining History of Clear Creek (Near Granite, Colorado). Video presentation.
December 31 – New Year Holiday – No Meeting.
December 24 – Christmas Holiday – No Meeting.
December 17 – Holiday Story Time: How I Caught the Bug (and joined the mining fraternity). December 10. – Silent Auction of Mining Memorabilia.
December 3 – Patrick MacWilliams, Owner, Critical and Strategic Minerals Exploration. Colorado Discovery of PGM’s and Other Minerals in a Porphyry Deposit Setting – An Historical and Methodological Introduction.
November 25 – John L. Lufkin, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Metro State University Denver. Pegmatites of the Black Hills, South Dakota.
November 19 – Eric Twitty, Author and Principal, Archeological and Historical Consulting. Mining Archeology.
November 12 – Veterans’ Day Holiday. – No Meeting.
November 5 – Lee Rice, Vice President, Data Technology Services, Inc. Overview of the 2012 MINExpo International Convention.
October 29 – Ed Raines, CSM Geology Museum Collections Manager. Colorado Copper-Bearing Minerals.
October 22 – M. Jane Smith, Owner, Chase Mine and Albert J. “Abe” Barnhard, President, Barnhard Mining Company, LLC. Chase Mine, History and Operation.
October 15 – Richard Parsons, Mineral Collector. Introduction to Micromounts.
October 8 – Columbus Day Holiday, No Meeting.
October 1 – Ed Raines, CSM Geology Museum Collections Manager. Museum Tour (at Colorado School of Mines Museum).
September 24 – Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. Mineral and Energy Resources of North and South Korea.
September 17 – Peter Barkmann, Supervisor, Environmental Geology, Colorado Geological Survey. Hydrogeology of the Denver Basin.
September 10 – Lee Rice, Vice President, Data Technology Services (DTSI). The Pueblo Viejo Gold Project in the Dominican Republic.
September 3 – Labor Day Holiday – No Meeting.
August 27 – Todd Hennis, President, San Juan Corp. World Economic Outlook Update.
August 20 – Barb Filas, President, Geovic Mining Corporation. The Geovic and International Model for Sustainability: A Case Study of a Mining Operation in the Republic of Cameroon.
August 13 – John Googins, Applications Engineer/Owner, Aggregate Consultants, LLC. The Evolution of the Cone Crusher.
August 6 – Leslee Pearlman, Language Arts Teacher, Green Mountain High School and Dan Witkowsky, Metallurgical Engineer and Course Coordinator. DMC-sponsored Teacher’s Overview of the 44th All About Mining Class at the Colorado School of MinesDid DMC Get Its Money’s Worth?
July 30 – Bob Hartzell, Director, National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum. National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum Update.
July 23 – Patrick R. Taylor, G.S. Ansell Distinguished Professor, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Kroll Institute for Extractive Metallurgy.
July 16 – Dave Futey, Director of Education, WMMI. Western Museum of Mining & Industry Update.
July 9 – Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. CMA and Mining Update.
July 2 – Ancient Mining Machines (PBS documentary video).
June 25 – Nathan Anderson, Asset Manager – Central, PDC Energy. Hydraulic Fracturing and the DJ Basin.
June 18 – Jeff Cozart. Web-based GIS.
June 11 – Dan Wray, Colorado Meteorite Society. Impactites.
June 4 – Sharon Schonhaut, Manager, Minerals Education Coalition, SMEF. SME’s Newly Created Minerals Education Coalition.
May 28 – Memorial Day Holiday – No Meeting.
May 21 – Stuart Sanderson, President Colorado Mining Association. CMA and Mining Update.
May 14 – Dr. Whitey Hagadorn, Tim and Kathryn Ryan Curator of Geology, DMNS. Surfing Cambrian Coasts or Deep Time Slime.
May 7 – Bruce Geller, Director, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum. Update on the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, 2012.
April 30 – Paul Jones, Sovereign Management Group, and Hugh Miller, Professor of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. The CSM Senior Mining Student Design Presentation.
April 23 – Guy DiTorrice, Amateur Collector. Fossil Hide & Seek on the Oregon Coast.
April 16 – No Meeting. Meeting Room Unavailable
April 9 – Jim Burnell, Colorado Geological Survey. Annual Summary of Colorado Mining and Mineral Activity in 2011.
April 2 – J. Warren Andrews, Mining Engineer. Ancient Celtic Mining in Michigan.
March 26. – Dr. Fred Henderson, Chief Scientist, Mt. Princeton Geothermal LLC. Geothermal Energy in Colorado; Mining Exploration’s Cousin?
March 19 – William D. Collins. Buick (Limon) Lignite and Heavy Minerals. March 12. – David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist. Shortcomings of the CRIRSCO Family of Reporting Codes.
March 5 – Scott L. Greensides, Mechanical Engineering. The Colorado School of Mines Stone M.
February 27 – Mark Greaves, Hidee Mine. Mines of Death Valley.
February 20 – No Meeting. President’s Day Holiday
February 13 – Jess B. Kozman, Director, Mining and Minerals, Qbase. Extracting Map Information from Mining Documents.
February 6 – Cathleen Norman, Project Director, The Donning Company Publishers. Mining Architecture in the Rocky Mountain West.
January 30 – Daniel Carr, Moonlight Mint. Private Minting of Copper, Silver, and Gold Coins in Colorado.
January 23 – Dr. Rich Goldfarb, USGS. Tectonics and Gold Metallogeny.
January 16 – No Meeting, Martin Luther King Holiday
January 9 – Jim Loud. Creede’s Oral History Project.
January 2 – Nina Geller, student. China; Travelog and Environmental Consulting Experience.
December 26. – No Meeting, Christmas Holiday
December 19. – Holiday Story Time
December 12. – Auction of Mining Memorabilia December 5. – Susan Hall, USGS Central Energy Resources Science Center. Where the USGS Will Be Looking for Uranium in the Next 5 Years.
November 28. – Larry James, James GeoAssociates, P.C. The Bayan Obo Rare Earth Deposit and Associated Iron Mining (1993): A Geological Snapshot of Autonomous Inner Mongolia (China).
November 21. – Promotional Video Materials on Gold, Coal, and Reclamation.
November 14. – Dr. John Poate, VP for Research & Technology Transfer, Colorado School of Mines. The Impact of Research at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 31. – Paul C. Jones, Sovereign Management Group. National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum Tribute to Chuck Morris.
October 24. – Allan Breitenbach, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Ausenco Vector Engineering, Inc. Use of Geomembrane Liners in the Mining Industry.
October 17. – Todd C. Hennis, President, Green Energy Metals Corp. Update on the United States Economy.
October 10. – No meeting. Columbus Day Holiday.
October 3. – John A. Shanahan, Civil and Nuclear Engineer. Nuclear Energy, History and Future.
September 26. – Kirk McDaniel, Manager of Underground Innovation/Technology, Rio Tinto. Mining Automation: Innovation and Technology
September 19. – Glenn Vawter, Executive Director, National Oil Shale Association. Status and Importance of Oil Shale.
September 12. – Tom Keller, Historian and Professional Speaker. Kaiser Steel (and Me).
September 5. – No Meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 29. – Paul Chamberlin, Consulting Metallurgist, Chamberlin & Associates. Why Cyanide (NaCN) Is Not the Dangerous Toxin that Most People Think It Is.
August 22. – Herbert Hendricks, Mining Consultant. The Life of an International Ragged Ass Miner – Video cameos of projects from around the world (including Panama).
August 15. – Norb Cygan, Director, Dinosaur Ridge. Update of Activities at Dinosaur Ridge.
August 8. – Funsho Ojebuoboh, Director/Raw Materials Exploration, First Solar, Inc. First Solar, Inc., Raw Materials Exploration.
August 1. – Teacher and Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator. The 2011 All About Mining Class for K-12 Teachers As Evaluated by the Denver Mining Club’s Sponsored Teacher.
July 25. – Lee Rice, Vice President, Mining Engineer and Geologist, Data Technology Services (DTSI). The Treasures of Hispaniola.
July 18. – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. CSM Geology Museum Tour. We’ll meet at the museum, 11:30 am; bring your own lunch. Park in the lot north and west of the museum, at 13th and Maple St., Golden; campus parking is tight, so carpool if possible.
July 11. – John G. Aronson, President/CEO, AATA International, Inc. Emergence of a New Communication Paradigm for Environmental and Social Acceptability of Mining Projects Worldwide.
July 4. – No meeting. Independence Day Holiday.
June 27. – Terry W. Donze, Independent Geophysicist. Climate Realism.
June 20. – Bill Fountain, Breckenridge Mining Historian. Historic Mining in the Upper Swan River Near Breckenridge, Colo.
June 13. – Kenneth R. Wright, Wright Water Engineers, and Ruth M. Wright, former Colorado state Senator. The Wonders of Machu Picchu, Peru.
June 6. – Gregory Abramov, President, Borehole Mining International, Inc. Borehole Mining: The Latest Achievements.
May 30. – No Meeting. Memorial Day.
May 23. – David Holmes, Geologist/Marketing Specialist, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Future Aggregate Supply in South FloridaA Scary Proposition.
May 16. – Tim Coutts, Fellow Emeritus, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Thermophotovoltaics (TPVs).
May 9. – Dave Futey, Director of Education, WMMI. The Western Museum of Mining and Industry in Colorado Springs.
May 2. – Jackie Dorr, Manager, Mineral Information Institute. What Has Mii Been Up To Lately?
April 25. – Robert E. Hartzell, Executive Director, NMHF&M. The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville.
April 18. – Tara Davis, Membership and Marketing Manager, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. The New SME.
April 11. – Tony Hammond, Mining Engineer and GIS Analyst. The State of Mining in Peru.
April 4. – Judy Colgan, Executive Director, RMCMI. Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute.
March 28. – Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. Colorado Mining Association and 2011 Mining Update.
March 21. – David R. White and Joline Faylor, HS International. Use of the New Social Media in the Mining Sector.
March 14. – David M. Abbott, Jr. Consulting Geologist. The Stillwater, Montana, Platinum/Palladium Mine.
March 7. – Jim Burnell, Colorado Geological Survey. Annual Summary of Colorado Mining and Mineral Activity in 2010.
February 28. – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. The 2010 Beijing Exhibition – Mineral Treasures of the World, Geological Museum of China.
February 21. – No Meeting. President’s Day.
February 14. – Guy Johnson, Technology Applications & Marketing. Ground Rules. (New Caterpillar video on mining and sustainability)
February 7. – William Langer, Research Geologist, Mineral Resources Team, U.S. Geological Survey. Mysteries in a Grain of Sand.
January 31. – Bob Rushforth, Past President, Denver Chapter, Colorado Archeological Society & Western Interior Paleontological Society. Aviation Archeology in Cibola National Forest, New Mexico.
January 24. – Jane Haynie, Sensear, Inc. Hear Speech, Stay Protected: A Total High Noise Solution.
January 17. – No Meeting. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
January 10. – Guy Johnson, Technology Applications & Marketing. Energy Access for All. (Video Presentation from Peabody Coal).
January 3, 2011. – Tim A. Gessert, Principal Scientist, National Center for Photovoltaics, NREL. Tellurium Requirements for Thin-film CdTe Photovoltaics, and Some Thoughts on China’s Impact.
December 27. – No Meeting. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
December 20. – Holiday Story Time. Share an interesting anecdote from your career with the audience, in 5 minutes or so.
December 13. – Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Check your attic, closet, & garage for items to donate, or come and look for that special gift. Books, rocks & minerals, jewelry, prospecting & mining supplies & equipment, and much more: Come help us celebrate our 119th anniversary!
December 6. – Ed Raines, Collections Manager, CSM Geology Museum. Creede, Colorado!
November 1 – Donald Tallman, Executive Director, Colorado Railroad Museum. The Colorado Railroad Museum.
October 25 – Dick Neilson, Eruption of the Icelandic Volcano Whose Name Nobody Can Pronounce.
October 18 – Donna Ware, Self-A-Ware Minerals. Friends of Mineralogy – Colorado Chapter Preservation Committee (Mineral Collection Preservation and the Colorado Miners’ Oral History Project).
October 11 – No meeting. Columbus Day Holiday.
October 4 – Paul Morgan, Geophysicist, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado’s Geothermal Resources.
September 27 – Jeffrey L. Duvall, MinerSolutions, LLC. Pumpkin Hollow Copper Deposit, Nevada.
September 20 – Tom McMichen, Boulder County Parks and Open Space. Restoration of the Blue Bird Mine Complex at the Caribou Ranch Open Space, Boulder County, Colorado.
September 13 – Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. Anticipated Supply and Demand for Semiconductor Elements.
September 6 – No Meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 30 – Scot W. Anderson and Randy Hubbard, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. Recent Developments in Mining Law.
August 23 – Lee R. Rice, Vice President, Data Technology Services, Inc. Modern Day Gold Rush: Peru.
August 16 – Abani R. Samal, Ph.D., Geologist/Geostatistician, Pincock, Allen, and Holt. Concepts of Computerized Resource Modeling: Experience from a 2010 SEG Seminar Delivered at Medellin, Colombia.
August 9 – Joline Faylor, CEO/Founder at HS Solutions and HS Financial Associates, Inc. Pulse of Placement in the Mining Industry (Job Placement and Recriutment)
August 2 – Dr. Charles Bottinelli, Science Teacher, Isaac Newton M.S., and Dan Witkowski, Course Coordinator. The 2010 All About Mining Class for K-12 Teachers As Evaluated by the Denver Mining Club’s Sponsored Teacher.
July 26. – Bill Fountain, Breckenridge Mining Historian. The Nine Dredge Boats of the Breckenridge Area [Colo.].
July 19. – Todd Hepworth, GIS/AutoCad Applicatioins Engineer. Mining Uses for AutoCad: Accessing Online Information Using Autidesk to Compile Interactive Models.
July 12. – Tom Keller, Historian. Nikola Tesla and His Impact on Mining in Colorado.
July 5. – No meeting. Independence Day Holiday.
June 28. – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. Update on the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, 2010.
June 21. – Linda Balough, Director, Park County Office of Historic Preservation. South Park National Heritage Area: The Heart and Soul of Colorado.
June 14. – Karen Inzano, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute. Promoting Western Coal through Education since 1912.
June 7. – Tom Carter, Executive Director, National Coal Transportation Association. Unintended Consequences on the Yellow Brick Road.
May 31. – No meeting. Memorial Day Holiday.
May 24. – Christie Wright, Park County Historian. Park County, Colo., Mining Fatalities.
May 17. – Allan P. Juhas, Consultant Economic Geologist. Reconnaissance for Gold in Kenya.
May 10. – Alan B. Cram, Education. More Mining Games.
May 3. – Tony Hammond, Mining Engineer and GIS Analyst. The Hunt Brothers, Sunshine Mining and the Attempt to Corner the Silver Market in the Late 1970s.
April 26. – John E. Burghardt, Geologist and Certified Mineral Examiner, U.S. National Park Service. The Amazing World of Bats.
April 19. – Todd Hennis, President and CEO, San Juan Corp. Where the U.S. Economy Is and Is Going.
April 12. – Stacey Leichliter, Exploration Geologist, Anglo Gold Ashanti (Colorado) Corp. Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mine.
April 5. – Phil Waltz, Nature Center and Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, South Suburban Parks and Recreation. The Carson Nature Center at South Platte Park.
March 29. – David M. Abbott, Jr., Consulting Geologist, and Jim Reed, Necrosearch. The Source of Isinglass Shades, Insulators, etc.: A Tour Through a Mica Factory.
March 22. – Paul C. Jones, Treasurer, and Betty Gibbs, Executive Director, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America. Minerals in a Green Society: Summary of an MMSA Symposium in Washington, D.C.
March 15. – Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. Mining Update
March 8. – Linda Jones, Chair, Gilpin County Historic Preservation Advisory Commission. Mining History in Gilpin County, Colorado.
March 1. – Dave Futey, Director of Education, and Cindy Brandt, Marketing Coordinator, WMMI. Overview of the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.
February 22. – Charley Khoury and Allan J. Beritenbach, Vector Engineering Inc. Pipe Drainage Under Heap Piles.
February 15. – No Meeting. President’s Day Holiday.
February 8. – Lee Rice, Vice President, Mining Engineer, and Geologist, Data Technology Services, Inc. Coal in the Kuzbas, Siberia.
February 1. – Cliff Yeckes, Sr. VP, Willis Engironmental Practice. Beware the New U.S. EPA CERCLA Financial Responsibility Requirements.
January 25. – Christopher J. J. Thiry, Map Librarian, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines. Historic Mining Maps.
January 18. – No Meeting. Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday.
January 11. – Judy Colgan, Marketing Director, Colorado Mining Association. The 112th National Western Mining Conference, The New Energy Economy: It Starts with Mining, A Preview.
January 4. – No Meeting. New Year’s Holiday.
December 28. – No Meeting. New Year’s Week Holiday.
December 21. – No Meeting. Christmas Week.
December 14. – Auction of Mining Memorabilia.
December 7. – Story Time. Interesting anecdotes in the careers of audience members.
November 30. – Jim Burnell, Colorado Geological Survey. From the Mine to the Highway: Resources in Hybrid Vehicles.
November 23. – Bernhard Koch, Lakewood Exploration. Global Gold – Local Effects.
November 16 – Larry Cerillo, Ingenuity Enterprises International, Inc. Getting Past Go – You Have All the Necessary Permits, but Can You Proceed?
November 9. – Tom Meuzelaar, RockWare Earth Science Software. Geochemical Models – Are They Useful?
November 2. – Jim Reed, Director of Research and Development, RockWare Earth Science Software. Locating Clandestine Gravesites Using Geology and Geophysics.
October 26. – Paul Jones, Treasurer, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America. History of the MMSA (including mining history in Colorado).
October 19. – Don Koenneman, Responsible Engineer (ret.) of Test Stand 1-A. A Photo History of the Apollo F-1 Engine (the most powerful machine ever built) and Its Role in Landing Man on the Moon.
October 12. – No Meeting. Columbus Day Holiday.
October 5. – Dale Herbertson, Owner, Dolly Varden Mining Co. The Dolly Varden (Ag-Pb-Zn-Au) Mine, Mount Bross, Park County, Colorado.
September 28. – Ken Sweet, Sr. Geophysicist / President, Kenco Minerals. Nuclear Power.
September 21. – Harley J. Armstrong, Paleontologist, Colorado State Office, Bureau of Land Management. Colorado Fossils.
September 14. – Jim Burnell, Colorado Geological Survey. Resource Constraints on Alternative Energy Development.
September 7. – No Meeting. Labor Day Holiday.
August 31. – Oscar Frias-Martinelli, Superintendent, Compania Minera San Simon S.A. The Gold Belt of Peru: San Simon’s La Virgen Mine.
August 24. – Dick Nielsen, Consulting Geologist. Plate Tectonics and the Formation of Mineral Deposits on Earth and Other Planets.
August 17. – Joe Rottman, Marketing Engineer, Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association. “Green” Concrete.
August 10. – Dennis Heyrman, Earth Science Teacher, Loveland High School, and Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, CMA Education Foundation. The 41st All About Mining Class of 2009.
August 3. – Richard C. Orf, Public Relations, Orf & Orf, P.C. Coal: A Good Neighbor.
July 27. – Bob Hartzell, Executive Director, National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Cathleen Norman, and Diane Dudley. Brainstorming an Idea for a Colorado Mining History Tour Book.
July 20. – John Stewart, Attorney and Mining Historian. Mining Law Update, 2009.
July 13. – Don Koenneman, CSV Geology Museum volunteer. Handheld XRF: Capabilities and Limitations. July 6. – Beth Simmons, PhD, Author. The Legacy of Arthur Lakes.
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June 15. – Earl Detra, Consulting Geologist. Gold Exploration in Ireland – A Travel Log.
June 8. – Henry Austin, Senior Reclamation Specialist, Office of Surface Mining. Coal Mine Reclamation Success in Colorado.
June 1. – Alan Cram, Director, CMA Education Foundation. Mineral Education Game.
May 25. – No Meeting. Memorial Day Holiday.
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May 11. – Allan J. Beritenbach, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Vector Engineering Inc. Current Practice in Tailings Disposal and Dam Construction in the 21st Century.
May 4. – J. Harrison Daniel, Program Manager, U.S. Bureau of Mines (ret.). The Reality of Alternative Energy Sources – What Portion of Central Power Plant Electric Generation Can They Replace?
April 27. – Peter Barkmann, Hydrogeologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Denver Basin Cross Section Project: A Dynamic Tool for Regional Groundwater Management.
April 20. – William Langer, Research Geologist, Mineral Resources Team, U.S. Geological Survey. The History of Aggregate Mining in Colorado.
April 13. – Guy Johnson, Mineral Economist, Technology Applications & Marketing. Peabody Coal Co. Twentymile Mine Near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. (Video Presentation)
April 6. – Bill Scoggins, President, Colorado School of Mines. Colorado School of Mines: Colorado’s Premier Science and Engineering University.
March 30. – Michele White, President, All One River GIS Services. Core Logging at Tameapa, a Moly Porphyry in Sinaloa, Mexico: A Cultural Photo Essay.
March 23. – Jim Jehn, President, and Gina Burke, Senion Project Manager, Jehn Water Consultants, Inc. Liquid Gold from the Hock Hocking Mine, Park County, Colorado.
March 16. – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. CSM Geology Museum Tour.
March 9. – Todd Hennis, President, Salem Minerals Inc. Whither the U.S. Economy – Questions and Answers.
March 2. – David M. Abbott, Jr., Senior Associate, Behre Dolbear and Co., Inc. Assuring the Reliability of Your Sampling Results.
February 23. – No Meeting. CMA / SME Convention.
February 16. – No Meeting. President’s Day Holiday.
February 9. – Judy Colgan, Colorado Mining Association. CMA Education Outreach Program Update.
February 2. – Max Kiefer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Health and Safety Resources for the West.
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December 29 – New Year’s Week. Holiday: No Meeting!
December 22 – Christmas Week. Holiday: No Meeting!
December 15 – Silent Auction.
December 8 – Holiday Story Time.
December 1 – Todd Hennis, CEO & President, Colorado Goldfields, Inc. Colorado Goldfields Inc. Developments at Silverton, CO.
November 24 – Jim Burnell, CGS. Annual Summary of Colorado Mining & Minerals.
November 17 – Greg Roush, President, & Heather Justus, Senior Project Geologist, Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc. Geohydrology and engineering hydrology as it relates to mining in Colorado.
November 10. – Veteran’s Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
November 3 – Stuart A. Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. Colorado Mining: In the Eye of the Storm.
October 27 – Pete Hrywko. Explosives and Rock Blasting.
October 20 – Matthew L. Morgan, Geologist. Crash, Boom, Bang: A Look at Recent Meteorite Encounters With Humans.
October 13. – Columbus Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
October 6 – Larry Jacobson, Author. Jewel of the Kootenays: The Emerald Mine; Salmo, B.C.
September 29 – Mark Jorgensen. Gold Mill Start-Up at Yanacocha, Peru.
September 22 – Jeff Self & Bill Hutchinson. Aquamarine & Morganite discovery in Beau’s Pocket, Mt. Antero, Colorado.
September 15 – Guy Johnson, Mineral Economist, & Lee Rice, President, Mining Engineer & Geologist, Data Technology Services (DTSI). Taste of Colorado Mining & Minerals PR DVD).
September 8 – Lee Rice, President, Mining Engineer & Geologist, Data Technology Services (DTSI). Garimpeiro Emeralds (and other gem stones).
September 1. – Labor Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
August 25 – Stuart A. Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. Colorado Mining: In the Eye of the Storm.
August 18 – Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. Resources of Korea; North & South.
August 11 – Lee Rice, President, Mining Engineer & Geologist, Data Technology Services (DTSI). New World Platinum – Discovery.
August 4 – Lori Miller, 5th Grade Science, Brighton School District with Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation. The 40th Annual, All About Mining – A Total Concept of the Mining Industry Course for K-12 Teachers.
July 28 – Lee Rice, President, Mining Engineer & Geologist, Data Technology Services (DTSI). The SR71 Blackbird – Near Space Spy Plane (Unclassified).
July 21 – John Stewart, Attorney & Historian. Mining Law Update.
July 14 – Guy Johnson, Mineral Economist, Technology Applications & Marketing. Common Ground – Mineral Education DVD.
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June 30 – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. Update on the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, 2008.
June 23 – Harrison Daniel, Program Manager, U.S. BuMines (ret.). The Closure of the U.S. Bureau of Mines – The Politics (And Should a Federal Mining Agency Exist?).
June 16 – Michele White, Economic Geologist, President, All One River GIS Services. Hard-Core GIS for Exploration.
June 9 – Erik Hunter, Mining Engineer, Shawnee Mission Mining, LLC. Mineral Analysis Using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF). Bring your mystery rock for analysis.
June 2 – Beth Simmons, Geology Professor, Metro State College of Denver. Tahosa Territory – A Documentary History of the Mosch Family, Third-Generation Colorado Miners.
May 30 – Bruce Geller, Director, CSM Geology Museum. Update on the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, 2008.
May 23 – Harrison Daniel, Program Manager, U.S. BuMines (ret.). The Closure of the U.S. Bureau of Mines – The Politics (And Should a Federal Mining Agency Exist?).
May 16 – Michele White, Economic Geologist, President, All One River GIS Services. Hard-Core GIS for Exploration.
May 9 – Erik Hunter, Mining Engineer, Shawnee Mission Mining, LLC. Mineral Analysis Using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF). Bring your mystery rock for analysis.
May 2 – Beth Simmons, Geology Professor, Metro State College of Denver. Tahosa Territory – A Documentary History of the Mosch Family, Third-Generation Colorado Miners.
August 15. – Peter Maciulaitis. The Search for the Jackson Mine – A Hole in the Ground Partially Owned by Mark Twain.
August 8. – Leendert Krol, Director, Brazauro Resources Corp. Gold Exploration in the Brazilian Amazon Region.
August 1. – All Members Speak! Tell Us A Scam Story! (Each speaks for 5 minutes or less. Humor, Ethics & Pathos Appreciated!)
July 25. – Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation, and Sherry Swanson, Teacher, Overland High School (the DMC–Sponsored Teacher). The Total Concept of the Mining Industry Course, 2005.
July 18. – Bruce Higson–Smith, VP, Corporate Development, Golden Star Resources Ltd. An Opportunistic Gold Explorer, Developer and Producer.
July 11. – Ed Raines, VP, Clear Creek Metal Mining Association. Boulder County Gold and Tellurides.
July 4. – Independence Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
June 27. – Frank Erisman, Attorney, Holme, Roberts and Owen, Llc. Recent Mining Law Developments in Colorado. For a PowerPoint copy, click: Presentation. Note: rescheduled from April 11th due to blizzard, and from May 23rd.
June 20. – TALK by Jose Manrieque CANCELLED: to be rescheduled. Meeting was still held.
June 13. – George Young, President, Palladon Ventures, Ltd. Palladon’s New Iron Mine, Iron County, Utah. June 7. Jim Cappa, Head, Mineral Resource Section, Colorado Geological Survey. 2004 – An Incredible Year of Growth for Colorado Mineral Industries.
May 30. – Memorial Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
May 23. – Story Time!
May 16. – Lee R. Rice, , Data Technology Services, Inc. Mineral Deposits and New Mining Projects in Northern Chile.
May 9. – Deepak Malhotra, President, Resource Development, Inc. Challenges Facing the Mining Industry in India, in the New Millenium.
May 2. – Bill Pincus, President, Esperanza Silver Corp. Esperanza Silver Corp.: A Leading Company in Latin American Silver Exploration.
April 25. – Bruce Geller, Consulting Mineralogist, Advanced Geologic Services. An Overview of the Recent Prospectors and Developers Conference, Toronto – one of the world’s largest mining conventions.
April 18. – Greg Olson, Vice President, Little Bear Laboratories, Inc. Bioleaching – Metal Extraction Using the World’s Smallest Miners.
April 11. – Meeting Cancelled due to blizzard!
April 4. – Matt Collins, Mine Manager, Mt. Royal Ventures, Llc. New Mining in the Gold Hill District, Boulder County, Colorado.
March 28. – Mary G. Henry, Assistant Regional Director for Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Mining Activities can Coexist with Mining Regulations. Note: paper was actually presented by Susan C. Linner, Field Supervisor, due to illness of scheduled speaker.
March 21. – Jim Sims, Executive V.P., Partnership for the West. We’ve Built a 100,000–person Pro–mining Organization to Support Mining Activities in the West.
March 14. – Peter Spina, Owner, GoldSeek.com. (One of the Top Gold Industry News Organizations) The Gold Bull Market Hasn’t Started Yet.
March 7. – Fletcher Newton, President, Power Resources Co. The Largest U.S. Producer in the Renaissance of the Uranium Industry.
February 28. – John Tilton, William J. Coulter Professor of Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines. Resource Exhaustion and the Long–Run Availability of Mineral Commodities.
February 21. – Presidents’ Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
February 14. – Leigh Freeman, General Manager, Downing Teal, Inc. Populating the Business of Exploration – Compensation and Change.
February 7. – Tom Pool, Chairman, International Nuclear, Inc. An Update on the International Uranium Industry.
January 31. – Ron Anthony, Wood Scientist, Anthony and Associates, Inc. The Hanging Flume Near Uravan, Colorado – A Marvel of Mining Engineering.
January 24. – Steve Alfers, President and CEO, NewWest Resources Group. A New American Gold Company on the Horizon.
January 17. – Martin Luther King Day. Holiday: No Meeting!
January 10. – Michele Ashby, Founder and CEO, Denver Gold Group. Gold 101 – A Comprehensive Educational Presentation on Gold, and Investing in Gold.
January 3. – Waverly Person, Chief, USGS National Earthquake Information Service. The National Earthquake Center and Recent Earthquakes World–Wide.
December 27. – Christmas Holiday: No Meeting! December 20. DMC Auction to celebrate 113th Anniversary!
December 13. – All Attendees Speak, …, … Holiday Story Time: Members tell short anecdotes (5 minutes or less) relating to their careers in the mining business.
December 6. – Steve Mooney, CEO, Thompson Creek Metals Co. The Ups and Downs of the Moly Business.
November 29. – Lou Cope, Process and Placer Consultant, … Sampling and Operating Gold Placers.
November 22. – Tom Robyn, Exploration Consulting Geologist, … Nuuk Fjord, Greenland – A Newly Recognized Late Archean Gold District.
November 15. – Harry Posey, Geochemist, Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology. Problems With Mercury Use in Small–Scale Gold Mines in Indonesia.
November 8. – Paul Chamberlain, Consulting Metallurgical Engineer, Chamberlain and Associates. Are There Alternatives to Cyanide?
November 1. – Gary Witt, Vice President, Wright Water Engineers Can Water In My Mine Make Me Money?
October 25. – John Haigh, Manager of Investor Relations, Queenstake Resources, Ltd. Producing Gold Value and Growth – The Jerritt Canyon Mine, Northern Nevada, the Fifth Largest Gold Producer in the U.S.
October 18. – Bob Barker, General Manager, American Exploration, Newcrest Mining, Ltd. Recent Exploration Developments.
October 18. – Board of Directors Meeting
October 11. – Columbus Day Holiday: No Meeting!
October 4. – Warren Andrews, Mining Engineer, Land Surveyor and Historian, … Ancient Mining, 41,000 B.C. to 1550 A.D.
September 27. – Ed Raines, VP, Clear Creek County Metal Mining Association. Geology, mining history and minerals of the mid–continent Mississippi Valley deposits.
September 20. – hris Nelson, Investigator, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Identity Theft.
September 13. – Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. Battle in the Trenches – Mining Prohibitions in Colorado Counties.
September 6. – Labor Day Holiday: No Meeting!
August 30. – Eric Livo, Research Geologist, USGS. Porphyry Copper Systems Characterized with Remotely Sensed Data.
August 23. – Nelson Fugate, President, Minerals Information Institute (MII). Why Do 2000 People A Day Come to MII to Learn More About Mining?
August 16. – Don Ewigleben, President, Anglo Gold Ashanti North America, Inc. The Future of Gold Mining in North America: Anglo Gold’s Perspective.
August 9. – John Barber, Director, Business Development, Titanium Metals Corp. Titanium Metals Corp. (TIMET): The World’s Largest Producer of Titanium Mill Products.
August 2. – Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado School of Mines and Dale Rotherberg, 6th and 7th Grade Teacher, Colorado Springs Christian School. The 2004 Class: Total Concept of the Mining Industry.
July 26. – Barbara Filas, President, Knight Piesold and Co. Public Perception of the Mining Industry – Reality Whether You Like It or Not.
July 19. – Douglas Pride, …, Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio State University. The Breath of Midas – The Wire Patch Bonanza Gold Deposit and Associated Intrusion Breccias, Breckinridge District, CO.
July 12. – Robert Sorgenfrei, Librarian/Archivist, Colorado School of Mines. History of the Colorado Grand Canyon Mining and Improvement Co., 1891 – The Only Mining Expedition to Boat Down the Colorado River.
July 12. – Board of Directors Meeting July 5.
July 4th Independence Day: No Meeting!
June 28. – Tamara Djunushalieva, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Kyrgyz Technical University, Kyrgyz Republic. Ecologically Safe Technologies for Extraction of Gold from Refractory Ore.
June 21. – Bill Farrand, Research Scientist, Space Science Institute, Boulder. Exploration of the Spirit and Opportunity Rovers (Two Robotic Field Geologists) on Mars.
June 14. – Jim Cappa and John Keller, Geologists, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado Mineral and Mineral Fuel Activity, 2003 and Current 2004.
June 7. – Gregory Abramov, President, Borehole Mining International, Ltd. Borehole Mining – An Exploration, Mining and Environmental Update.
May 31. – Memorial Day Holiday: No Meeting!
May 24. – David Young, V.P. of Business Development, Apollo Gold Co. Apollo Gold –– A New Gold Mining Company.
May 17. – Bruce Geller, Consulting Mineralogist. The Prospector’s and Developer’s Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, Toronto, Mar. 7–10, 2004.
May 10. – Susan Judy, President, Stone Catalyst Consulting Co. Recent Developments at the Cotter Corp. Uranium and Aggregate Properties.
May 3. – Bill Tanaka, Principal Geological Engineer, SRK Consulting Co. How Small Mines Become Big Mines.
April 26. – Steve Enders, Vice President, Exploration, Newmont Mining Corp. Meeting Quarter–Century Exploration Requirements in a Quarterly Reporting Business World.
April 19. – Warren Andrews, Mining Engineer, Surveyor and Historian. Do You Own Your Own Gold Mine, or Not? –– The Controversial American Apex Law.
April 12. – Murray Hitzman, Head, Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. The Coming Evolution in Mining –– Implications for Exploration.
April 12. – Board of Directors Meeting
April 5. – Rex Loesby, President, Sierra Minerals Corp. Underground Quarrying – Colorado Yule Marble Quarry (Source of the Tomb of the Unknowns Stone, Washington, D.C.)( March 29. Charlie Williams, President, Colorado Geological Survey. Water Remediation Technology (zeolites): I Left Gold (Addwest Minerals) During the Price Downturn. Do I Go Back?
March 22. – W. Tony Seller, Mining Engineer, Colorado Geological Survey. Mining Motifs in Pictures and Art Objects of the Last Five Centuries.
March 15. – Bill Reid, President, U.S. Gold Corp. An Overview of U.S. Gold – 27 Years and Still Going.
March 8. – Lou Cope, Process/Placer Consultant, Colorado Geological Survey. Mining in Greenland.
March 1. – Dale Atkins, Avalanche Forecaster, Colorado Geological Survey. History of Avalanches in Colorado Mining.
February 23. – Charles “Robbie” Robinson, President, Mineral Systems, Inc. Recent Exploration of the Large Altered and Brecciated Area at Webster Pass, Colorado.
February 16. – Presidents’ Day Holiday: No Meeting!
February 9. – Jim Davis, Consulting Geologist. “The Trouble with Gold – A Promising Treasure from Cripple Creek” – a book report; or, One Geologist’s Experience with Writing a Novel.
February 2. – (Video): The Treasure of the Cripple Creek District. Our scheduled speaker cancelled his talk on the Trinidad Coal District.
January 26. – Jim Chavis, Vice–President, U.S. Government Affairs, and Bill Upton, Director of Sustainability, Placer Dome America. Overview of Operations, Permitting, and Exploration Activities.
January 19. – No meeting. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday!
January 12. – Board of Directors Meeting (Tentative)
January 12. – Paul Bartos, Curator. Guided Tour of the New Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum. Meet at 11:45 a.m. in the museum lobby, 13th and Maple Streets, Golden, CO, West of the CSM gymnasium. Park in the large lot north of the museum. Tour starts at 12:00 noon: no DMC lunch planned.
January 5. – Chip Parfet, President, The Geo. W. Parfet Estate, Inc. Closing the Oldest Continuously Operating Clay Mine in Colorado (1877–2003).
December 29. – Christmas Holiday: No Meeting!
December 22. – DMC Auction to celebrate 112th Anniversary!
December 15. – Open Talk, Members, Denver Mining Club. Holiday Story Time. Members tell a short story (5 minutes or less) interesting anecdotes about their careers in the mining industry.
December 8. – Ed Raines, Vice President, Clear Creek County Metal Mining Association. Frauds, Scams and Questionable Business Practices in the Front Range Mining Industry.
December 1. – Gene Michal, Treasurer, Denver Mining Club. Mercury in Your Environment – You Better Love It, You Can’t Leave It.
November 24. – Barney Guarnera, President and CEO, Behre–Dolbear & Company, Inc. Where to Invest: Ranking Countries for Political Risk.
November 17. – Rick Rand, Tour Director, Tauck World Discovery Co. The Klondike Gold Rush, Alaska to Dawson, Yukon, 1898.
November 10. – Bill Wilkinson, Managing Consultant, Mining, Mincom Co. Computer–Aided Design and High–Precision Systems in Open–Pit Drilling and Blasting.
November 3. – Gary Curtiss, Geologist, Division of Minerals and Geology, Colorado Department of Natural Resources. Safeguarding Colorado’s Abandoned Mine Openings.
October 27. – Jim Cappa, Chief, Mineral and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Recent Activity, Including Regional Geologic Mapping.
October 20. – Stan Dempsey, Chairman and CEO, Royal Gold, Inc. Recent Activity of Colorado’s Number Two Company (Denver Post Top 100 Listing).
October 13. – Board of Directors Meeting to be rescheduled
October 13. – No meeting. Columbus Day Holiday!
October 6. – Randy Hubbard, Attorney, Davis, Graham and Stubbs, Denver. The Mystery of the Millsite Opinio – A Potential Major Threat to the U.S. Mining Industry.
September 29. – Warren Andrews, Mining Engineer, Professional Surveyor & Historian. Ancient Celtic Copper Mining in America (1800 B.C. to 500 A.D.).
September 22. – Lisa Dunn, Head of Reference, CSM Library. Colorado Mining District Identification – Creating Order Out of Chaos from the Mining Literature.
September 15. – Norm Phillips, Resource Development Manager, Doyon, Ltd. Resource Opportunities on Alaska Native Lands.
September 8. – John Stewart, Historian and Attorney. How I Found the Famous Camp Bird Mine and Made Millions, by Tom Walsh (Portrayed by John Stewart, in costume).
September 1. – No meeting. Labor Day Holiday!
August 25. – Pete Maciulaitis, Mining Geologist. Financing the Gold Rushes of California and Nevada – An Historical Review Over the Last 150 Years.
August 18. – Chris Anderson, Community Relations and Communications, Newmont Mining Corp. Is Science Helping to Kill the Mining Industry?
August 11. – Ben & Al Frei, Jr., Owners, Walstrom Quarry near Idaho Springs. Aggregate Mining in the 21st Century.
August 4. – Dan Witkowski, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Educational Foundation, and John Eison, DMC–Sponsored Teacher. The Total Concept of the Mining Industry Course, 2003.
July 28. – Dan Hausel, Geologist, Wyoming Geological Survey. Rediscovery and Expansion of the Iron Mountain Kimberlite District, Eastern Wyoming – A possible New Diamond District. July 21. Peter Bradford, President and CEO, Golden Star Resources, Ltd. The Golden Star Turnaround Story – Number 4 in the 100 Top–performing Colorado Public Companies, 2002.
July 21. – Board of Directors Meeting
July 14. – Peter Keppler, Attorney, Denver. The Next Step – Environmental Management Systems and Sustainability for Mining.
July 7. – Dan Shawe, Geologist Emeritus, USGS. Geology, Mineral Deposits and New Developments, Southern Toquima Range, Nevada (includes the Round Mountain and Manhattan Mining Districts).
June 30. – William “Bill” Langer, Research Geologist, Mineral Resources Team, USGS, Lakewood, CO. The History and Future of American Aggregate Mining.
June 23. – Ralph Fitch, President, General Minerals Corp., Denver, CO. Discovery of the Atocha Disseminated Silver Deposit, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
June 16. – Doug Young, District Policy Director,, U.S. Congressman Mark Udall. Voluntary Abandoned Mine Cleanup – Status of Good Samaritan Legislation.
June 9. – Bruce Geller, Ph.D., Consulting Mineralogist, Advanced Geologic Services, Lakewood, CO. The March 2003 Prospectors’ and Developers’ Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
June 2. – Ed Raines, V.P., Clear Creek Metal Mining Association. The Cripple Creek Mining District – Its History, Geology and Mineralogy.
May 26. – No meeting. Memorial Day Holiday!
May 19. – Doug Magee, V.P. of Research, MGA Communications, Denver. Public Perceptions of the Mining Industry.
May 12. – Frank Seeton, P.E., Mining Engineer. A Review of Fluorspar – Its Occurrences, Markets and Milling Methods.
May 5. – Stephanie Garnica, Director of Latin American Trade, State of Colorado. International Trade and Its Effect on Mining in the Americas.
April 28. – Donald R. East, Chairman and CEO, Knight–Piesold International, Denver, CO. Precious Metal Mining Trends in the Americas.
April 21. – Leigh Freeman, Management Consultant, Yogo Creek Mining, Llc., Golden, CO. Yogo Sapphires from the Vortex Mine, Montana – Bringing Mother Nature to Market the Old Fashioned Way.
April 14. – Jim Hesketh, VP and Principal Mining Engineer, N.M. Rothschild and Sons, Denver, CO. Mining Industry Past, Present and Future: Project Finance and Development in Today’s Climate.
April 7. – James Elliott, Scientist Emeritus, USGS, Lakewood, CO. The Ghurayyah mineralized granite, Saudi Arabia – a giant low–grade tantalum–niobium deposit.
March 31. – Patrick Taylor, G.S. Ansell Distinguished Professor of Chemical Metallurgy, CSM, Golden, CO. Chemical Metallurgy – Then and Now. (The 2002 Milton E. Wadsworth Award Lecture)
March 24. – Gerry Nix, Technology Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. Recovery of Minerals and Metals from Geothermal Brines.
March 17. – Ed Hunter, Mining Engineer, Victor, CO. A Concise History of Mine Hoisting in the Cripple Creek District through 1902 – a book review with some general district history. March 10. Al Hofstra, Geologist, USGS, Lakewood, CO. Diverse Origins of Sedimentary Rock–hosted Disseminated Gold Deposits Worldwide: An Overview. (Note: See GSA Abstracts with Programs, p. 140, Session No. 63-1, Monday, October 28, 2002.)
March 3. – Jord Gertson, Consulting Hydrologist in Watershed Management. Rising Groundwater in the Leadville Mining District, Colorado – A Potential Serious Problem.
February 24. – Scott Hazlitt, Vice–President, Leadville Mining and Milling Corp. The El Chanate Open–Pit Gold Project, Sonora, Mexico: A Progress Report.
February 17. – Holiday: Presidents’ Day. No Meeting! February 10 February 3
January 27. – Anna Wilson and Paul Sims, USGS, Denver Federal Center. The Colorado Mineral Belt Revisited
January 20. – No Meeting!, Federal Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
January 13. – Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist, Golden, CO, and James Roy (Jim) Piper , Geologist, Littleton, CO. Planned “No–Waste Mining” at the Blue Puma Mines, Park County, CO.
January 13. – DMC Board Meeting.
January 6. – Dick Hutchinson, Fogarty Professor of Geology (Retired), Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. An Evolving Understanding Between Mineral Deposits and Global Tectonics.
December 26. No Meeting! Hope all have a Merry Christmas!
December 19. DMC Auction of Mining Memorabilia! At the celebration of our 111th Anniversary we collected $644.70! Proceeds go to help worthy mining–related events, etc. For more information, click AUCTION!. To be followed by DMC 111th Birthday Party. Contact the Chairman of the Auction Committee, Bruce Geller (See DMC Members for address, etc.), if you have anything to donate or would like to help!
December 12. Thomas G. Goonan, Minerals Information Team, USGS, Lakewood, CO. Copper Production Technology – A History of Obstacles Overcome and Human Needs Met.
December 5. Thomas R. Fisher, PhD Candidate, Colorado School of Mines. Precambrian Tarkwaian Gold Deposits, Ghana, West Africa.
November 28. No Meeting! Hope all had a Happy Thanksgiving!
November 21. Randy Scheffel, Consulting Metallurgical Engineer, Castle Rock, CO. Copper Heap Leach Design and Practice.
November 14. Ron Schmiermund and Barbara Filas, Knight Piesold and Co., Inc., Denver, CO. Practices Which Cause Problems in Assessing Environmental Liability for Mining Projects – A Contractor’s Viewpoint.
November 7. David M. Abbott, Senior Associate, Behre Dolbear and Co., Inc., Denver, CO. A Potpourri of SEC Observations Concerning Mining Companies.
October 31. Bob Macdonald, Director of Metallurgy (Retired), Newmont Mining Corporation, Golden, CO. The Great Carlin Gold Robbery, with Comments on Newmont’s Assaying and Metallurgical Programs.
October 24. Tom Hendricks, President and Rob Akright, Vice President, Calais Resources, Inc., Denver, CO. Calais gold projects in Colorado, Nevada and Panama.
October 17. Steven R. Holen, Curator of Archeology, Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Prehistoric Chert Mining on the Great Plains.
October 10. Craig Johnson, Research Geologist, USGS, Lakewood, CO. Environmental Aspects of Cyanide Use at Gold Mines.
October 3. Ed Raines, Geologist & Mining Historian, Jamestown, CO. Frontier Mining Methods, 1859 to World War I. (Relax and enjoy a longer, 70–minute talk.)
September 26. Betty Gibbs, President, Gibbs Associates, Co., Boulder, CO. Mine Computing –– What Works, What Doesn’t.
September 19. Ken Chlouber, Hard–Rock Miner (also Colorado State Senator and Candidate for Congress from Colorado’s First Congressional District), Denver, CO. Legislative Issues Important to the Mining Industry.
September 12. James A. “Jim” Cappa, Chief, Mineral and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado Minerals and Mineral Fuels Activity, 2001. E–Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web–Site: http://www.dnr.state.co.us/geosurvey. Gemstone Deposits of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region Symposium, September 7th 10th, 2,002 at Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. Sponsored by Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter, Colorado School of Mines, Geology Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and the U.S. Geological Survey. The symposium was preceded by the Denver Gem and Mineral Show, whose theme was Colorado Gemstones, September 13th–15th, 2,002. Contact DMC Member, Pete Modreski, for details.
September 5. Francis F. Pitard, President, Francis Pitard Sampling Consultants, Broomfield, CO. Practical and Theoretical Difficulties When Sampling Gold.
August 29. Pete Modreski, Geologist, USGS. Colorado Gemstone Occurrences.
August 22. Monte Swan, Vice President, MagmaChem Co., Evergreen, CO. Pathways of metal migration in strike–slip fault regimes –– a guide to porphyry copper–gold discovery.
August 15. David Winger, Water Conservation Specialist, Denver Water. Xeriscape – A Practical Way to Garden (Workable suggestions to greatly reduce lawn area, water consumption and high water bills).
August 8. Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Foundation, Inc., and Bill Coffey, DMC–Sponsored Teacher, Chatfield Senior High School, The 2002 Total Concept of the Mining Industry –– A Course for Teachers. Web–Site: http://www.mines.edu/Outreach/Cont_Ed/total.htm.
August 1. John Stewart, Attorney/Historian. History of Gold Dredging, and Preserving the Snowstorm Gold Dredge, Park Co., Colorado.
July 25. Harry Covey, Miner & Boulder County Mine Owner. Some Secondary Copper and Zinc Minerals from Arizona Mines and Other Sources – A Slide Show.
July 18. Doug Hock, Director of Public Affairs, Newmont Mining Corp., Denver. The New Newmont – Acquisition of Normandy and Franco–Nevada, and the Future of Newmont.
July 11. Stewart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association, Denver. Mining in Colorado and the West – An Update. July 11. DMC Board Meeting.
July 4. No Meeting: Independence Day! July 3. Visit to USGS Ice Cores Laboratory.
June 27. Carlos Tamayo, Supervising Environmental Engineer, Parsons Engineering Science, Inc., Denver. Mexico‘s Mining and Environmental Challenges.
June 20. Lee Fronapfel, Ventilation Engineer, Climax Molybdenum Corp. Overview of the Henderson Mine Operation Near Empire, Colorado.
June 13. David Holmes, Industrial Minerals Consultant. Marine Transport of Industrial Minerals and Aggregates on the West Coast, USA.
June 6. Leonel Lopez, International Mining Consultant, President & CEO, GM, Inc. Mineral Exploration in Latin America.
May 30. No Meeting: Memorial Day!
May 23. Terry J. Crebs, Consulting Geophysicist, Lakewood, CO. The Voisey’s Bay, Labrador, Nickel–Copper–Cobalt Discovery and Its Colorado Connection.
May 16. Bruce Geller, Consulting Mineralogist, Advanced Geologic Services, Inc., Lakewood, CO. The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention, March, 2002.
May 9. Roman S. Popielak, Principal, Steven A. Osterberg, Geologist, and J. Larry Breckenridge, …, Knight Piesold and Co., Denver, CO. Water Resource Development in the Arid Andean Altiplano, Southern Bolivia.
May 2. Ms. Leslie Noyes, Author, Earl Beistline, Collaborator and Ernest Wolff, Collaborator. A book review and book–signing. Rock Poker to Paydirt –– A History of Alaska’s School of Mines and Its Successors, and History of Alaska’s Mining and Oil Industries.
April 25. George E. Reeves, Mining Attorney. Filing Pre–1866 Claims Under FLPMA (Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976) and Some Legal Anecdotes. (See DMC Professional Paper published herein.)
April 18. Paul C. Jones, President, Sovereign Gold Company, and Hugh B. Miller, Assistant Professor/Mining, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering, University of Arizona. Small Resource and Mining Companies –– Present and Future.
April 11. Harold Backer and Allan Juhas, Consulting Geologists, Parker and Lakewood. Minerals Exploration in Kazakhstan.
April 11. DMC Board Meeting.
April 4. James Graham, President and CEO, ConverDyn, and Chairman, Cotter Corp., Englewood. Tel: 303–930–4901 E–Mail: email@example.com The Nuclear Energy Industry.
March 28. Karen J. Wenrich and Peter J. “Pete” Modreski, Geologists/Mineralogists, USGS. Wenrich Tel: 303–941–5477 E–Mail: Geoexpo@AOL.com A Tale of Two Beautiful, Unique Caves –– Silent Splendor, in Limestone; and Clear Creek, in Granite.
March 21. David Vardiman, Manager, Exploration, Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mining Co. Tel: 719–689–4019 E–Mail: Bweiskopf@anglogoldna.com Recent Exploration Activities in the Cripple Creek Mining District, Colorado. David Vardiman was unable to attend: Alan Lloyd, Tel: 719–689–6486 x 4008 spoke in his stead.
March 14. Judy Hamilton, Consulting Groundwater and Engineering Geologist, Tel: 303–477–6610 E–Mail: Judham@privatei.com Engineering and Environmental Aspects of the Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China. March 7. Robert Bassett, Attorney, Dorsey and Whitney, Denver. Tel: 303–290–1600 E–Mail: Bbassett@hollandhart.com New Coal Mining Opportunities in Colorado: The Lorencito Project.
February 28. Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist, E–Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Emamudin Ghiasi, Geohydrologist, E–Mail: …@…com, Farookh “Fred” Djahanguiri, Mining Engineer E–Mail: email@example.com, Abdullah Ayazi, Engineer, and Bahram Jafari, Petroleum Engineer, E–Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,. Energy & Mineral Resources of Afghanistan.
February 21. J.P.H. “John” Steele, Professor, Western Mining Resource Center, Colorado School of Mines. Stereo Vision and 3D Modelling for Remote Control of Mining Equipment.
February 14. Gil Cisneros, President and CEO, Chamber of the Americas, Denver. Mining Opportunities in the Americas. February 7. Jim Reed, Director of Research and Development, RockWare Earth Science Software, Denver. Three–Dimensional Visualization and Analysis of Geologic Data.
January 31. G.M.L. Robinson, Senior Project Director, Environmental Strategies Corporation, Denver. The Mystery of Summitville: Where Did All the Money Go?
January 24. Peter A. Howie, PhD. Candidate, Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines. Mineral and Metal Prices: Mechanisms, Instability and Trends.
January 17. Ed Raines, Vice–President, Clear Creek County Metal Mining Association. How I Spent My Vacation: In Search of Cornwall’s Mining Past.
January 10. ASARCO, Inc., Video. America’s Buried Treasure.
January 3. Peter J. “Pete” Modreski, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Colorado – Wyoming State Line Diamond Deposits.
December 27. No Meeting! Hope all had a Merry Christmas!
December 20. Paul C. Jones, President, Sovereign Gold Company, Ltd. Current Status of BLM Mining Regulations –– Correcting Babbit’s Mischief.
December 13. ABC News Special, with John Stossel. “Tampering with Nature,”, a video from SME/GEM.
December 6. DMC Auction of Mining Memorabilia! Come help us celebrate our 110th Anniversary! Proceeds go to help worthy mining-related events, etc. For more information, click AUCTION!. To be followed by DMC Board Meeting & DMC 110th Birthday Party.
November 29. Richard L. Nielsen, Consulting Geologist. Huge Copper Deposits of the Polish Kuepferschiefer.
November 22. No Meeting! Hope all had a Happy Thanksgiving!
November 15. William S. Calkin, DSc, Consulting Geologist. Geology of Italy and Comparison of the Famous Carrara, Italy, and Yule, Colorado, Marble Resources.
November 8. Lou Cope, Consulting Metallurgical and Mining Engineer. The Klondike –– History and Today’s Operations.
November 1. Richard K. Rinkenberger, Geologic Consultant. Remote Sensing Technology and Some Related Geologic Applications.
October 25. Allan Juhas, Economic Geologist, Consultant. Mining: Society’s Loss Leader and What to Do About It.
October 18. Scott Hazlitt, Manager, Leadville Mining and Milling Corp. New Opportunities in the Leadville Mining District, Colorado.
October 11. Bruce Humphries, Minerals Program Supervisor, Division of Minerals and Geology, CO Department of Natural Resources. What You Need from the State of Colorado: Notices of Intent for Prospecting and Claim–Staking Regulations.
October 11. DMC Board Meeting. October 4. Harry Covey, Boulder County Mine Owner. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Mine – A Collection of Mining Jokes and Stories.
September 27. Alex Grizenko, President, Lucent Diamonds, Inc. Synthetic and Color–Enhanced Natural Diamonds: History, Present Technology, and Future Perspective.
September 20. Bruce Geller, Mineralogist, Advanced Geologic Services. Comments and Reflections on the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Conference, March 2001.
September 13. Irv Parrish, President, DMBW, Inc. Pre-Columbian Gold, Part 4: Sources of Gold Production, the Dark Ages to the Discovery of the Americas.
September 6. No Meeting: See You at the National Western Mining Conference!
August 30. William M. Brown, Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey. The Global Mining Initiative, and the Mining, Minerals, and Sustainable Development Project (A 2–yr. multi–million–dollar international effort for the Rio +10 Earth Summit, South Africa, 2002, managed from London and sponsored by 31 leading mining companies.) Web-Site: http://www.usgs.gov.
August 23. Chris Carroll, Coal Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Historic Coal Mines of Jefferson County. Web-Site: http://www.dnr.state.co.us/geosurvey.
August 16. James A. Cappa, Chief, Mineral and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado Minerals and Mineral Fuels Activity, 2000–2001. Web-Site: http://www.dnr.state.co.us/geosurvey.
August 9. Terry Bauer, VP & Global Director of Environmental Services, Behre Dolbear and Co. Environmental Risk Management and Its Practical Integration into the Global Mining Industry. Web-Site: ….
August 2. Hans von Michaelis, President, Randol International, Ltd. Megatrends and Macro–Economic Cycles, Gold Price Implications. Web-Site: http://www.randol.com.
July 26. Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Foundation, Inc., and Tom Beal, 7th Grade Science Teacher, Sinclair Middle School, The 2001 Total Concept of the Mining Industry –– Minerals in Today’s World. Web–Site: http://www.mines.edu/Outreach/Cont_Ed/total.htm.
July 19. Don Gentry, President, PolyMet Mining Corp. The NorthMet Project, Minnesota, the Largest Undeveloped Mineral Resource in America, to Produce Seven Metals –– A Project Update. Tel: 303-233-4830 Web-Site: Jim” Piper, Geologist, Piper Geo–Computing, Inc. Geographic Information Systems in Borate Exploration: A Case Study at “Old Borate.” E-Mail: email@example.com.
May 3. Allan J. Breitenbach, Principal, AB Engineering, Inc. Lessons Learned in Leach Pad Designs Since Summitville. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 26. Tommie Ann Gard, Denver Branch Librarian, USGS. Services from the USGS Library.
April 19. Irv Parrish, President, DMBW, Inc. Pre-Columbian Gold, Part 2: Sources of Gold Production from 1000 B.C. to 1 A.D.
April 12. Don Ranta, President, NRX Global Corp. An Introduction to Business–to–Business E–Commerce in the Mining Industry.
April 5. Paul A. Bailly, Retired, … The Venture Capital Approach to Financing New Gold Mines, 1983-1996.
March 29. Patrick J. Keegan, Executive Director, Colorado Energy Science Center. The Energy Situation at the Crossroads: Issues, Threats, and Opportunities.
March 22. Louis A. Lepry, Jr., Vice-President, Seahawk Minerals, Ltd. The Piteiras Emerald Deposit, Minas Gerais, Brazil: A Rare Geologic Setting, Producing a Rare Gemstone. E-Mail: email@example.com. To view Seahawk’s press releases, etc., click on their web-site: http://www.seahawk-minerals.com
March 15. Greg Hahn, President, Summo Minerals Corp. Summo’s Acquisition of 50% of Matrix Metals Ltd.; A Producer of Low-Cost Copper via SX-EW in Australia.
March 8. Dick Hutchinson, Retired C.F. Fogarty Professor, Colorado School of Mines. Prospecting and Exploration Through the Ages, Enduring Fundamentals but Changing Technologies.
March 8. DMC Board Meeting. Immediately following presentation. March 1. Irv Parrish, President, DMBW, Inc. Pre-Columbian Gold: Sources of Gold Production Prior to 1500 A.D.
February 22. Sarah Martinez, Research Associate, Center for the Study of Earth from Space. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing or How to Do Geochemistry from Space.
February 15. David F. Coolbaugh, Consultant, Geologist–Mining Engineer. Mineral Exploration Philosophy Using La Caridad, Sonora, Mexico, as Case History.
February 8. William Tanaka, Principal Geologist/Mining Engineer, SRK Consulting Co. Global vs. Local Resource Estimation.
February 1. Lane White, Retired Mining Journalist. Mining News on the Internet: Two Dozen Useful News Sites. January 25. Allan Juhas, Consulting Economic Geologist. Exploration in the Gobi Region, Mongolia and China.
January 18. James Russell, Mining Geologist, Summit Data Services. Digital Mapping and GIS for Mineral Prospecting.
January 11. Paul Chamberlin, Consulting Metallurgist, Chamberlin and Associates. Global Warming: Myth vs. Reality.
January 4. James Jeffrey, Collection Specialist in Genealogy, Denver Public Library. Genealogy––Getting Started.
December 28. No meeting. Happy Holidays!
December 21. Doug Hock, Manager, Public Relations, Newmont Gold Co. Successful Mining Companies in the 21st Century.
December 14. Dick Nielsen, Moderator. The Prospectors. “A video on the history of gold discoveries in Australia, 1851-1914.”
December 7. Auction of Mining Memorabilia! Come help us celebrate our 109th Anniversary! Proceeds go to help worthy mining-related events, etc. For more information, click AUCTION!
November 30. Ed Post, President (retired),, Skyline Labs, Inc., and Steve Cone, President, Cone Geochemical, Inc. Exploration Geochemistry.
November 23. No Meeting. Happy Thanksgiving!
November 16. Peg Ekstrand, Public Relations Director,, Colorado Historical Society. A Brief Glimpse of the Colorado Historical Society.
November 9. Bruce Geller, Consulting Mineralogist, Advanced Geologic Services. Rain Drops on Roses and Whiskers on Silver: The Truth (?) Behind Primary Acanthite.
November 2. Worth Cotton, Exploration Geologist, University of Colorado. Gold Vein Deposits of the Coastal Range, Central Chile.
October 26. Robert E. Melin, Retired Geologist. Shootout at Grand Lake, Colorado.
October 19. James A. Cappa, Chief, Mineral and Energy Resource Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Minerals and Mineral Fuel Activity in Colorado for 1999.
October 12. Richard A. Beach, Geologist, U.S. Bureau of Mines (Retired) The Boy Scouts at the Timberline Exploration and Mining Camporee.
October 5. John Williams, Park Ranger, Rocky Mountain National Park. Law Enforcement Through the Years.
September 28. Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Educational Foundation. An Overview of the 2000 Total Concept of the Mining Industry Course for Teachers.
September 21. Guy Johnson, Mining, Marketing, Management Consultant, CPG. We Tech Weenies Have Been Doing It All Wrong.
September 14. John Stewart, Mining Lawyer & Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Consulting Geologist. Forceful Military Closure of Polluting Kosovo Smelter/Mine: An Environmental Precedent? The September 14th DMC meeting differed from others: it consisted of a short presentation of what has transpired, with information sources & possible consequences for the mining community, followed by a full-participation question–and–answer period. Some sources of information follow: US Army, Kosovo Press Liaison (SSgt Patrick McGuire) firstname.lastname@example.org UN/KFOR Bernard Kouchner … Washington Post Newspaper email@example.com The Guardian (British Newspaper) … The Times (British Newspaper) … Kosovo & Metohia www.serbia-info.com/news/2000-08/15/20257.html E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Kosovo & Metohia www.serbia-info.com/news/2000-08/15/20253.html E-Mail: email@example.com Kosovo & Metohia www.serbia-info.com/news/2000-08/15/20251.html E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Kosovo & Metohia www.serbia-info.com/news/2000-08/15/20243.html E-Mail: email@example.com Free Serbia Net firstname.lastname@example.org Greens Party, Shtime Branch (Kosovo) www.rec.hu/REC/Bulletin/Bull64/Kosovo.html
September 7. Lisa Dunn, Head of Reference, Colorado School of Mines Library. Cultural Influence of Immigrants in Hard Rock Mining in Colorado: 1860–1900.
August 31. Stuart Sanderson, Colorado Mining Association, Colorado Mining Issues: Update on the Anti-Cyanide Initiative.
August 24. John W. Lindemann, Consulting Geologist, CPG. Gold in Bolivia’s Eastern Cordillera: The Rosario de Araca Property.
August 17. Sam Rosenblum, USGS, Retired., Report on trip to Russia.
August 10. Eugene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. Report on the Mining History Association meeting in Tonopah, Nevada, on June 1-4, 2000.
August 3. Trevor Ellis, Ellis International Services, Inc., The Difference Between a Value Estimate and an Appraisal.
July 27. Kurt Keskimaki, Professional Engineer, Technical Services Manager, Henderson Mine. The Henderson Mine: An Update.
July 20. Jan Krason, President, GeoExplorers International, Inc. Recent Challenges of Cuba.
July 13. Robert Podolski, Rescue & Chief Engineer for Safety, KGHM Lubin Copper Mine, Poland. World Class Deposit: The Room and Pillar Mining Methods at Deep Underground Copper Mines in Poland.
July 6. Sam Rosenblum, Geologist, US Geological Survey (retired). Unusual Dark Monazite, A Europium Resource.
June 29. Thomas C. Pool, Vice–President, Engineering, Nuclear Fuels Corp. In–Situ Leaching of Uranium: History, Technology, and Economics.
June 22. J. Peter Laux, III, Geologist, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. A Trip Through the Grand Canyon.
June 15. Eugene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. Chlorination Silver Metallurgy in the Late 1800s.
June 8. Constance J. Nutt, Geologist, United States Geological Survey Structural Setting and Genesis of Gold Deposits in the Bald Mountain––Alligator Ridge Area, Nevada.
June 1. Trevor Ellis, President, Ellis International Services, Inc. Ethical Dilemmas Confronted During a Mineral Project Appraisal.
May 25. Dr. Richard H. De Voto, President, Canyon Resources Corp. McDonald Gold Project and the Montana Lawsuit to Overturn the Anti-Mining Initiative.
May 18. Valmer H. “Val” Ness, Hydrometallurgical Consultant. A Developer’s Check List for a Copper SX-EW Project.
May 11. Louis W. Cope, Process & Placer Consultant. Territory of Nunavut, Canada. May 4. Amy E. James, Senior Project Engineer, Hazen Research. Selection of a Biooxidation Process for the Pre–Treatment of Refractory Gold Ores––Cost Analysis.
April 27. Bruce Geller, Mineralogist, Advanced Geologic Services. A Report on the 2000 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada 68th Annual Conference.
April 20. Paul J. Bartos, Exploration Geologist, ASARCO, Inc. The Pallacos (Ag–rich Gravels) of Cerro Rico de Potosi, Bolivia.
April 13. John A.S. Dow, Executive Vice-President, Newmont Mining Co. Batu–Hijau Copper–Gold Project, Indonesia: Discovery, Development, and Operations. April 6. Barbara Walton, Acquisitions Specialist, Denver Public Library. Mining Maps Tell Quite A Story.
March 30. Carl Folpp, Australian Visitor, Black Coal Mine I Work At.
March 23. Dr. John S. Lovell, Consulting Geochemist, Data Processing for Geochemistry.
March 16. David Holmes, Consultant, Expert Witnessing and the Geologist.
March 9. Bob Macdonald and Gene Michal, Denver Mining Club Members, Been there; done that! Uranium Research in the 1940s.
March 2. Joe Descour, Senior Geophysicist, NSA Engineering, Inc., Looking Ahead of a Developing Tunnel.
February 24. Fred Barnard, Principal, MiningPro Files, Minerals and Scenery of Tanzania.
February 17. Thomas P. Mahoney, Assistant Treasurer, Newmont Mining Co., Batu Hijau––Financing Newmont/Sumitomo’s Indonesian Copper–Gold Project.
February 10. Brian Micke, President, Rocktec USA, Ltd., Explosive and non-Explosive Mining Products.
February 3. James A. Cappa, Chief, Mineral Resources and Mapping Section, Colorado Geological Survey, Colorado Mineral and Mineral Fuel Activity for 1998.
January 27. Dr. Anatoly G. Mironov, Geochemist, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Main Geodynamic Setting of Gold Ore Deposits Formation in South Siberia Fold Belts.
January 20. Dr. Nadezhda “Nadia” Arguylova, Chemist & Translator, Ministry of Foreign Relations, Republic of Sakha. Mineral & Energy Resources of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia.
January 13. Richard L. Nielsen, Consulting Geologist. Gold Mining and Exploration, Carpathian Mountains, Hungary and Slovakia.
January 6. Douglas C. (Doug) Peters, President, and Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Chairman, Resources & Technology Symposia of Colorado, Llc. The China & East Asia Resources 2,000 Symposium.
December 30. No meeting. Happy New Year!
December 23. No meeting. Merry Christmas!
December 16. Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Come help us celebrate our 108th anniversary!
December 9. David Holmes, Consulting Geologist. Supply of Sand and Gravel in the Pacific Northwest: Better Than Gold?
December 2. Brian Micke, President, Rocktec USA, Ltd. Explosive and Non-Explosive Mining Products.
November 25. No Meeting. Happy Thanksgiving.
November 18. Eric Eccleston, Project Engineer, Hazen Research. Removal and Stabilization of Arsenic from Refractory Gold Ores, Sulfide Concentrations, and Other Material.
November 11. J. Peter Laux, III, Geologist, Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Extraterrestrial Impacts: A Bit of History.
November 4. Shannon Mahan, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Thermoluminescence Dating of Sediment and Pottery: Technique and Examples.
October 28. Toni Wallis, Manager, Information Services, Pincock Allen & Holt. Economic Considerations for SX-EW Operations.
October 21. Thomas P. Mahoney, Assistant Treasurer, Newmont Mining Co. Batu Hijau–Financing Newmont/Sumitomo’s Indonesian Copper-Gold Project.
October 14. William A. Rehrig, Chief Geologist, Applied Geologic Studies. The Texas Lineament of Southern Peru: A Tectonic-Structural Comparison of Porphyry Copper Deposits Between Parts of North and South America.
October 7. Harry Covey, Mine Owner, Sunshine Co. The Phil Sheridan Mine: The Anatomy of a Telluride Vein. September 30. Sam Rosenblum, Geologist, USGS (ret.). Taiwan: 1957-1961.
September 23. Bruce D. Hansen, Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Newmont Mining Co. Optimization of Newmont’s Northern Nevada Operations.
September 16. Charles H. Bucknam, Coordinator, Analytical Development, Newmont Metallurgical Services. Simplified Quantitative Risk Analysis for Blast-Hole Sampling.
September 9. Eugene Michael, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. Vanadium from Titaniferous Magnetite.
September 2. Kanaan Hanna, Director, Business Development, NSA Engineering, Inc. Rockvision Applications to Delineate Hazardous Geologic and Stress Conditions in Mining and Civil Projects–Case Hostories.
August 26. Fred Barnard, Principal, Mining Evaluation Profiles. Mining Royalties and Taxes Around the World.
August 19. Robert Dorey, Senior Principal, Steffen Robertson & Kirsten, Inc. Operational Management for Closure and Reclamation–Kennecott Ridgeway Mine.
August 12. Dan Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Educational Foundation. 1999 Total Concept of the Mining Industry Course.
August 5. Mark Petersen, Consulting Geologist, Littleton, CO. Geology of the Cerro San Pedro Porphyry-related Gold-Silver Deposit, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
July 29. Dave Craw, Professor, University of Otago, New Zealand, Growth of Gold Nuggets during Active Mountain Building.
July 22. Deepak Malhotra, President, Resource Development, Inc., Review of Plant Practice of Flotation of Gold and Silver Ores.
July 15. Leigh W. Freeman, President, Orvana Minerals Corp., Exploration as a Business: Comments on Strategy from the Perspective of a Future Major Company.
July 8. Charles Thorman, Executive Vice-President/Exploration, New Bullet Group, Inc., A Look at Brazil’s Metallic Resources and Potential.
July 1. Donald East, President and CEO, Knight Piesold, Llc., Tailings Dam Failures — Why Do They Continue To Occur?
June 24. Guillermo Chong, Professor, Universitad Catolica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile. Chile‘s Atacama Desert: Landscape and Mining History.
June 17. J. Peter Laux, III, Geologist, Colorado Department of Health and Environment. History and Geology of Central Turkey–Cappadocia.
June 10. Dr. Nancy K. Barnard, Scholar. Mining in Hell: A Literary Look at an Old Profession.
June 3. David Holmes, Consultant, Lakewood, Colorado. Industrial Minerals in Mexico: You Will Be Surprised.
May 27. Romeo Flores, Geologist, USGS. New Coal-Bed Methane Exploration in the Powder River Basin.
May 20. Lawrence James, Mining Geologist, James GeoAssociates. Some Large, Deformed, “Sedimentary-Exhalative” Zinc-Silver-Lead Orebodies: The El Aguilar Mine (Northern Argentina) and Other Successful Misfits.
May 13. Ed Landis, Emeritus Scientist, USGS. Coal in Kirghizstan. May 6. Donald Haas, Principal Engineer, Weir International Mining Consultants. Feasibility Studies for Gold Mines in Kazakhstan.
April 29. Mark Kirschbaum, Geologist, USGS. Coal Assessment of the Colorado Plateau: Resources, Quality, and Geology.
April 22. Gary Stricker, Geologist, USGS. Coal Assessment of the Northern Rocky Mountains and Great Plains Region: Resources, Quality, and Geology.
April 15. Eugene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. 300 Years of the Patio Process for Silver Recovery.
April 8. Mahesh Jha, President, Qualchem Inc. Advanced Coal Cleaning Processes
April 1. Gene Whitney, Chief Scientist, and Vito Nuccio, Assistant Chief Scientist, USGS Energy Resource Program. The USGS Energy Resource Program: Coal Resources, Investigations, and Assessments — Current Projects and Future Directions.
March 25. Randy Stone, President, Iowa Milling Corp. Rehabilitation of the Carbonate Mine, Summit County, Colorado.
March 18. D.F. Kidd, Consulting Geophysicist. Multi-disciplined Approach to Very Shallow Exploration (Environmental) Targets.
March 11. Christian Herald, President, Crown Resources Corp. Exploration in Peru.
March 4. Dr. Baatar Tumenbayar, President, BEMM, Ltd. Dinosaurs, Dromedaries, and Diorite: A Geologist’s Perspective on Mongolia.
February 25. J. J. Gusek, Senior Project Manager, Knight Piesold. High-Altitude Tailings Basin Reclamation, Atlantic City Iron Mine, Wyoming.
February 18. Robert E. Melin, Retired Geologist. Coal in Alaska and Wildflowers and Other Things.
February 11. Bruce Geller, President, Advanced Geologic Services. Certain Gemstones from a Mineralogic Perspective: Tips, Tricks, and Musings of a Consulting Mineralogist.
February 4. Maxine Stewart, Pres., ITEC Environmental Colorado, Inc. Gold Hill: Remining and Reclamation.
January 28. Jim Piper, Geologist, Piper Geo-Computing, Inc. Mine Exploration Program Planning Using Geographic Information Systems.
January 21. George Williams, Professor Emeritus, Geological Engineering, University of Idaho. Artifact History of Mining.
January 14. Jan Krason, President, Geoexplorers International, Inc. Gas Hydrates as an Emerging Energy Resource.
January 7. Louis W. Cope, Process and Placer Consultant. Visit to Angkor Wat Ruins, Cambodia.
December 31. No meeting. Happy New Year! December 24. No meeting. Merry Christmas! December 17. Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Celebration of our 107th anniversary! December 10. Gordon Gumble, Consulting Geologist. Three Years in Burma: Exploring the Land that Time Forgot for Fifty Years. December 3. Randy Streufert, Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Geology of Mount Sopris, Colorado. November 26. No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving! November 19. James A. Cappa, Chief, Minerals and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado Mineral and Mineral Fuel Activity. November 12. Richard Daniele, Chief Metallurgical Engineer, Dames & Moore. Former Bolivian Mining/Metallurgical Operations. November 5. Michael J. Gobla, Civil Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Summitville: Value Engineering Study. October 15. Denver Mining Club Field Trip to Lafayette Miners’ Museum. Meet at the museum, 108 E. Simpson St, Lafayette, CO, at 2 p.m. October. No regular meetings were held in October, 1998, due to renovation of the meeting site. September 24. Michael J. Gobla, Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Summitville: Site-wide Reclamation Design. September 17. Leonard Harris, Mining Industry Consultant. The Positive Side of Mining: Chapter 2 — Peruvian Gold. September 10. Dr. William Miles, Director, Technical Services, Bentonite Performance Minerals. Health Effects and Regulation of Crystalline Silica. September 3. Charles Melbye, Retired Chairman, Corriente Resources, Inc. Tasna Mine, Bolivia: The World’s Only Primary Bismuth Mine. August 27.. Eugene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. Titanium Ores to Pigments and Metal. August 20. David B. Schaafsma, Project Manager, Raytheon Engineers and Constructors. New Soda Ash Technology Plant Highly Successful. August 13. Marj Charlier, Director, Investor Relations, Cyprus-Amax. The Impact of the Bre-X Scandal on Investor Relations. August 6. David A. Bird, Geochemist, Hydrologic Consultants of Colorado. Identification of Sources and Interception of Water Inflow at PT Freeport Indonesia’s IOZ Block Cave Mine. July 30. Terry P. McNulty, President, TP McNulty & Associates. Commercialization of Innovative Technology. July 23. William R. Wilson, Director, Banro Resource Corp. Update on Banro Gold Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. July 16. Eugene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. Silver Mines at Hamilton, Nevada. July 9. David Holmes, Consultant, Lakewood, Colorado. Adobe/Earthen Construction: Still A Viable Option for the Western U.S. July 2. Luis Araya, President, LAC International. Phosphate Industry in Chile, A Very Attractive Investment Opportunity. June 25. Robert W. Reisinger, Senior Project Engineer, Knight Piesold. Mitigation of Water Contamination at the Historic Ferris-Haggarty Mine, Wyoming. June 18. Doug Hock, Manager, Public Relations, Newmont Gold Co. The Newmont/Santa Fe Merger: One Year Later. June 11. Video presentation shown: Treasures of the Earth: GOLD. June 4. Douglas Peters, President, Peters Geosciences. Characterizing Mine Wastes at the Midnite Uranium Mine, Washington, Using Aerial Photography, Drill Logs, GIS, and Geologic Modeling. May 28. Terry L. Owen, Vice-President, Project Development, Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. Building the Kubaka Mine in the Russian Far East. May 21. Bruce Geller, Africa Mineral Resource Specialist. A Report on the 1998 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada 66th Annual Conference. May 14. Douglas Peters, President, Peters Geosciences. GIS Data Quality: What You Don’t Know About Your Data Can Hurt You! May 7. Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. Digital Maps of Asia. Re-scheduled from March 19. April 30. Jan Krason, President, Geoexplorers, Inc. Diamond and Gold Mining in Venezuela. April 23. Jim Askew, President, International Mining and Finance Corp. Strategies for Dealing with Today’s Mine Finance Chaos. April 16. Gary Baughman, Director, Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education, Colorado School of Mines. Review of CSM Critical Programs. April 9. Keith Hulley, Chief Operating Officer, Apex Silver Mines. Apex Silver Mines–San Cristobal Project, Bolivia. April 2. Michael J. Gobla, Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Rise and Fall of the Silver State–Mining in Colorado, 1870-1900. March 26. Adrian Fleming, Executive Vice-President for Exploration, Golden Star Resources. The Gros Rosebel Gold Project, Suriname–A Case History. March 19. No meeting. (SNOW DAY!). Paper by Nelson Fugate cancelled. Topic was Developing Minerals Literacy. March 12. Byron Berger, Research Geologist, USGS. Tourist’s Guide to Famous Gold Districts of Transylvania, Romania. March 5. Ed Lewandowski, President, Hidee Gold Mining Company. The Hidee Mine–A Small Gold Mining Operation. February 26. Special video presentation. Kubaka Mine talk by Terry L. Owen re–scheduled for a later date. February 19. Nelson Fugate, President, Mineral Information Institute. Developing Minerals Literacy. February 12. Jim Miller, Remote Industry Manager, Space Imaging EOSAT. The Future of Satellite Imaging in Mining. 254-2253 February 5. J. Robert Clark, General Manager, ACTLABS. Using Enzyme Leach to Detect Deep Mineral Deposits. January 29. Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Geologist. The Lost George Moody Gold Mine, Rockingham, North Carolina. January 22. Michael Peelish, Director of Safety, Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. Diesel Emissions Management (Underground Mining). January 15. Herman Knight, V.P. Chevron (retired), Mining Engineer. Giant Phosphate Deposit, Old Spanish Sahara (now Morocco). January 8. Kurt Keskimaki, Technical Services Manager, Climax Molybdenum Co. The Henderson Mine: Present and Future. January 1, 1998. No meeting. Happy New Year!
December 25. No meeting. Merry Christmas!
December 18. Bob Neukirchner, President, Eagle Engineering Services, Inc. Effects of Ore Body Inundation–A Case Study of the Eagle Mine, Minturn, Colorado.
December 11. Ross Bhappu, CEO, Copper Ventures, Ltd. Role of New Technologies in the Mining Industry.
December 4. James A. Cappa, Chief, Minerals and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado Mineral and Mineral Fuel Activity, 1996.
November 27. No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving! November 20. Bob Henson, Writer/Editor (Meteorologist), UCAR Communications. El Niño: What’s Behind the Hype?
November 13. Hal Leith, Gemologist. Gems/Minerals.
November 6. Matt Sares, Program Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. U.S. Forest Service Abandoned Mine Land Inventory: Background, Progress, and Preliminary Findings.
October 30. Paul Shattuck, Senior Mine Engineering Consultant, ARCO Coal Co. New Technologies in Surface Coal Mining.
October 23. Don Sherwood, Attorney-at-Law, Denver. Discovery of a Valuable Mineral Deposit: The Latest Word.
October 16. Michael Wilson, Exploration Geologist. Correlation of El Niño Events with Profit Cycles in the U.S. Natural Gas Industry: Mid-1997 Update.
October 9. Tim Buxton, CERCLA Project Leader, US Forest Service. Bonanza Mining District: History and Rehabilitation.
October 2. Gene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. The Kremlin, The Hermitage, and the Saint Petersburg Mining Institute.
September 25. Walter Clark, Marketing Manager, U.S. Zeolites, Inc. Progress of the Zeolite Project in Wyoming.
September 18. Donald D. Haas, Manager, Western Technical Services, Weir International. Sample Security from the Golden Rule Property, Ghana, West Africa.
September 11. Paul Jones, Executive Director, Minerals Exploration Coalition. Proposed Changes in the BLM Surface Management (3809) Regulations.
September 4. Carl Mount, Senior Environmental Protection Specialist, Div. of Minerals and Geology, Colorado Dept. of Natural Resources. Permitting Process for Small Mining Operations.
August 28. Ray Henn, Director, Construction Services, Haley and Aldrich. Tunnel Boring Machine and Roadheader Excavation of the Dallas Subway.
August 21. Jordan K. Sawdo, Earth Sciences Curator, Adams County Museum. Geological, Biological, and Astrological Theories of Extinctions.
August 14. Daniel Witkowsky, Course Coordinator, Colorado Mining Association Educational Foundation, and Ed Scholes, Physics and Chemistry Teacher, Golden High School and Recipient of the Denver Mining Club Scholarship for the Total Concept of Mining Course. The 1997 Total Concept of Mining Course.
August 7. Sam Rosenblum, Geologist (retired), U. S. Geological Survey. Liberia. July 31. Berhan Keffelew, Hydrogeologist and Environmental Protection Specialist, Division Minerals and Geology, CO Dept. of Natural Resources. How to Plan and Design A Large Complex Metal Mine Reclamation Project, Based on the Cripple Creek and Victor Cresson Gold Mine Experience.
July 24. Edward J. Michal, Deputy Chief of Mission, US Embassy. Port Moresby, New Guinea. Copper, Gold, and Politics; The Bouganville Situation, PNG.
July 17. Charles Spielman, Consulting Geologist, and Gary McVicker, Special Assistant to State Director, Bureau of Land Management. Ecosystems Partnerships: We’ve A Glimpse of Light at the End of the Tunnel, but It’s Not a Train Headed Our Way. July 10. J. J. Gusek, Senior Project Engineer, Knight Piesold. Straight Poop on Passive Treatment of Acid Rock Drainage (Constructed Wetlands). July 3. No meeting–Happy Holiday!
June 26. Sam Rosenblum, Geologist (retired), U. S. Geological Survey. Bolivia.
June 19. Joel Huffman, Branch Manager, Commercial Testing & Engineering. Fire Assaying and Analysis of Metallurgical Products and Other Analyses.
June 12. Al Gipson, Principal, Knight Piesold. The Latest in Tailings Storage.
June 5. Rich Ziegler, Executive Vice-President & General Manager, Cotter Corp. Upstart of the Uranium Business.
May 29. Richard L. Nielsen, Consulting Geologist. SEG Neves Corvo Field Conference, Portugal and Spain. May 22. Ed Raines, President, FRS Geotech. History of the Gregory Lode, Central City Mining District, Colorado.
May 15. Allan Rogers, Consultant, Needles Eye Tunnel Restoration Project, Rollins Pass. Video Inspection of the Alpine Tunnel.
May 8. Jack Murphy, Curator of Geology, Denver Museum of Natural History. Sweet Home Mine Crystal Wall Display.
May 1. Jordan K. Sawdo. Earth Sciences Curator, Adams County Museum. Revised Examination of Extinction Theories.
April 24. Ronald McLaughlin, Civil Engineer, McLaughlin Water Engineers. Water Quality: Issue and Treatment.
April 17. Holly L. Huyck, Economic Geologist. Clean-up of the Clear Creek Watershed.
April 10. Al Pekarek and Ron Pritchett, Consulting Geologists. A Geologist Looks at Global Warming.
April 3. Karin O. Hoal, Partner, Corrotoman Geoscience. Diamond Exploration in the Kalahari Desert, Namibia.
March 27. Adolph Mitterer, President, Resource Management Enterprises. Ghost Towns of the American West. (A video about six mining camps in the West.)
March 20. E. H. Bentzen, III, Mineral Technologies. Gravity Concentration – Modern Practices.
March 13. Marilyn Stark, National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum. Overview of the Museum and New Exhibits.
March 6. Dave Cole, Colorado Mining Association (retired). Miners, Let’s Not Take Ourselves Too Seriously – Some Comic Relief.
February 27. Doug Hock, Manager, Public Relations, Newmont Gold Co. Gold Mining Today.
February 20. Bruce Geller, Consulting Geologist, Grupo Mexbel. Recent Mexican Mining Developments.
February 13. Pat Kemper, National President, Women In Mining. Miners and the Records They Generated.
February 6. Joe Descour, Geophysicist, NSA Engineering, Inc. Seismic Tomography in Front of the Longwall Face.
January 30. Anne Baldrige, Director, Environmental Affairs, Battle Mountain Gold Co. Kori Kollo Mine, Bolivia: Challenges of Operating in a Developing Country.
January 23. Julie Erickson Hendee, Erickson Monuments. Overview of Stone Quarrying and Fabricating.
January 16. James Piper, Piper Geo-Computing. Perlite: Its Origin and Occurrence.
January 9. Leslie Darling, Director, Environmental Affairs, Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. Former Mining Sites As Brownfield Developments.
January 2. No meeting. Happy New Year!
December 26. No meeting. Happy Holidays! See you in ’97. December 19. Brian Hoal, former Director, Geological Survey of Namibia. Mineral Exploration and Mining in Namibia, Southern Africa. December 12. Eric Nelson, Professor, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Mineral Resources in the Southernmost Andes. December 5. Byron (Barney) Berger, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Making Bonanzas in the Comstock Lode–Timing Is Everything. November 28. No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving! November 21. David Holmes, Mining Consultant. Minerals in the Philippines–The Next Exploration Boom? November 14. Auction of Mining Memorabilia. Come help us celebrate our 105th anniversary! November 7. John Stewart, Attorney-at-Law. Mining in Colorado in 1891. October 31. William Perry Pendley, Pres. & Chief Legal Officer, Mountain States Legal Foundation. Mr. Pendley will discuss his book, War on the West. October 24. Richard Daniele, Chief Metallurgical Engineer, Dames and Moore. Smelting and Pollution in Romania. October 17. Robert Meyer, Stockbroker. Financing for Mines: Gold as an Investment through Time. October 10. John Henderson, Attorney-at-Law. Legal Developments in Mining. October 3. Murray Hitzman, Fogarty Professor of Economic Geology, Colorado School of Mines. Discovery of the Lisheen Zn-Pb-Ag Mine, Ireland. September 26. Tim Flynn, Mycologist. Ecological Alternative Uses for Abandoned Mines. September 19. Leonard and Rosa H. Harris, Mining Industry Consultant. Community Assistance: An Integral Part of Doing Business in the Mining Industry. September 12. John Leahy, Atlas Corp. Perlite in Southern Oregon. September 5. Eugene Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration, Inc. Mines in the Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada. August 29. Barbara Filas, Principal, Knight Piesold, LLC. Taror Jilan Project in Tajikistan. August 22. Gregory Wessel, Consulting Geologist. Magnesium Resources of the Volgograd Region in Russia. August 15. Maxine Stewart, President, State Board of Land Comissioners. Update on the State Trust Lands. August 8. Michael J. Gobla, Mine Engineer, Pincock Allen & Holt. Collecting Mining History; Old Stock Certificates and Photographs. August 1. John Stewart, Attorney-at-Law. The Discovery of Gold in the Black Hills by George Armstrong Custer. July 25. Louis W. Cope, Process and Placer Consultant. Scam of the ’90s. July 18. Maxine Stewart, President, State Board of Land Comissioners. Update on the State Trust Lands. July 11. Mining Anecdotes. Members who have signed up will contribute 5-minute talks about interesting moments in their mining experiences. July 4. No meeting. Independence Day! June 27. Richard Blubaugh, VP/Environmental and Governmental Regulatory Affairs, Atlas Corp. Reclamation of a Uranium Tailings Site Near Moab, Utah. June 20. Bryan Lees, Sweet Home Rhodo, Inc. Mineral Specimen Mining at the Sweet Home Mine. June 13. Bob Crowder, President, COLOG, Inc. Borehole Geophysics Applied to Mining. June 6. Florence Munter, Regulatory Compliance Manager, Dames & Moore. Water Quality Issues. May 30. Mark Levin, Gold Bug LLC Co. Prospecting Activity at the Gold Bug Mine, Gunnison County, Colorado. May 23. John B. Mosher, Project Engineer, Hazen Research, Inc. Applications of Mineral Processing Techniques in Recycling. May 16. Kadri Dagdelen, Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines. Open Pit Gold Mining. May 9. Paul Zimmerman, Lands Forester, U. S. Forest Service. How Mineral Interests Influence Real Estate Activity. May 2. Charles Wright, Electrical Engineer, Public Service Co. of Colorado (retired). Taming the West with AC (Electric) Power. April 25. Jordan K. Sawdo, Curator-Preparator, Earth Sciences, Adams County Historical Society, Museum and Heritage Center. Theory of Mass Extinctions and the K-T Boundary Layer. April 18. Brad Blair, Mining Engineer, Neil & Associates. Review of Lunar Mining Designs. April 11. Fred Barnard, Consulting Economic Geologist. The Mining Boom in the Philippines. April 4. Rick Moritz, Process Engineer, Bateman Engineering. Construction of Newmont’s Murantau Mine, Uzbekistan. March 28. Mike Ellis, Ellis Environmental Engineering, Inc. Reclamation of the Largest Silver Mill in Texas. March 21. Jackie Beesley, Manager, Stollar Mining Services and National President, Women In Mining. Women In Mining. March 14. Todd Hennis, Salem Minerals, Inc. Bolivian Mining Opportunities in 1996. March 7. Nelson Fugate, President, Mineral Information Institute. The Mineral Information Institute. February 29. Roger Newell, Exploration Manager, Gold Fields Mining Corp. Mining in South Africa. February 22. Tibor G. Rozgonyi, Head, Department of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. The Mining Profession in Australia and America. February 15. Joanne Lerud, Director, Library, Colorado School of Mines. What’s New at the Arthur Lakes Library? February 8. Darlene Weir, Author and Lecturer. The Leadville Ice Palace. February 1. Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. The Outlook for Mining in Colorado. January 25. William Langer, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Geosocietal Aspects of Aggregate Mining. January 18. Henry Pohs, Master Tinkerer. Mining Lights. January 11. William E. Brooks, Consulting Geologist. Geology and Mineral Resource Assessment of Maya Mountains Archeological Project Sites, Belize. January 4, 1996. No meeting. Happy Holidays!
December 28. No meeting. Happy Holidays! See you in ’96. December 21. John Pulliam, Concertmaster, The Jefferson Symphony. Christmas Concert and Party. December 14. Stan McAlister, Geologist, ARCO (retired). Mining and Minerals on World Postage Stamps. December 7. Bruce Geller, Consulting Geologist, Advanced Geologic Services. Telluride Occurrences in the Four-Corners States. November 30. Ginny Mast, Curator, Geology Museum, Colorado School of Mines. What’s New at the Geology Museum? November 23. Happy Thanksgiving. No meeting. November 16. Stuart Sanderson, President, Colorado Mining Association. The Outlook for Mining in Colorado. November 9. Julie Erickson Hendee, Erickson Monuments. Saints or Sinners: The History of Alferd Packer. November 2. Celebrate our 104th Anniversary! Members who have signed up will contribute 5-minute talks about interesting moments in their mining experience; refreshments: birthday cake. October 26. Frank Adler, Phillips Petroleum Co. (retired) and Ed Post, geologist, Skyline Labs (retired). Update on Dinosaur Ridge. October 19. Maxine Stewart, President, State Board of Land Comissioners. Re-Inventing the State Land Commission. October 12. Lee Olson, Writer, The Denver Post (retired). British Marmalade and Whiskey: British Remittance Men in the West. October 5. George Moshinsky, Publisher, Pantologue (monthly research paper). Business Opportunities in Russia Today. September 28. Nat Pundari, Senior Associate, Behre Dolbear and Company, Inc. Coal Industry and Cerrejon Coal Mine (Exxon) in Colombia. September 21. Adolph Mitterer, President, Resource Management Enterprises. The 130-year History of Black Hawk, Colorado. (A video by the City of Black Hawk and Gilpin County High School.) September 14. Art Meyer, Consulting Geological Engineer. My 12 Years with the Total Concept of the Mining Industry Course. September 7. Sam Rosenblum, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (retired). Slide Show of Bolivia. August 31. W. W. (Bill) Atkinson, Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder. Prospects of Rio Narcea Gold Company, Ltd., in Spain. August 24. Dan Witkowsky, Metallurgical Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Pollution Prevention in Mining and Mineral Processing––Waste Assessments for Mines and Mills. August 17. Bat Conservation International video. The Secret World of Bats. August 10. Henderson Mill Tour. Maximum 32 people; sign up beforehand; meet at Cold Springs to leave at 7:30 a.m. (or meet at the mill at 9:30 a.m., for the tour). August 3. Timothy J. Haddon, Chairman, President, & CEO, First Dynasty Mines Ltd. International Mining from Colorado. July 27. Laurence P. James, Geologist. Gold and Base Metal Exploration in Southeast Asia. July 20. Byron (Barney) Berger, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Hungary and Slovakia in 1995–Touring and Mining. July 13. Christopher G. Janes, Vice President & General Manager, Cyprus Climax Metals Co. Climax and Henderson Mines and Mill Operations–Current Status. July 6. Gary Peterson, Mineral Economist, U. S. Bureau of Mines. Current Developments in the Latin American Gold Industry. June 29. Jane P. Ohl, U.S. Bureau of Mines (retired), and others. Stories: True and Untrue. June 22. Lester D. (Lapidary & Gemstone Facetor) and Louise B. (Graduate Gemologist) Erb. What’s Happening to Gemstones? June 15. Pete Modreski, Geologist, U. S. Geological Survey. Exploring for Gold and Other Mineral Deposits in Alkalic Igneous Rocks, Bearpaw Mountains, Montana. June 8. Joe Cornellisson, Minerals Specialist, U. S. Bureau of Mines. Gold Availability in the USA: Trends in Gold Grades, Production, and Reserves. June 1. Dr. William J. (Bill) Miles, Chemist, Bentonite Corp. Wyoming Bentonite–Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Markets. May 25. SEG Economic Geology Field Trip Series video. The Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits of the Verde (Jerome) District, Arizona. May 18. Stanley K. Hamilton, Consulting Geologist. Exploration for and Discovery of the Sleeper Gold Deposit, Humboldt County, Nevada. May 11. David M. Abbott, Jr., Regional Geologist, and Carleen Achuff, Senior Geologist, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Our Favorite Frauds. May 4. Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. video. Teamwork and Tonnage: The Coeur Rochester Mine. April 27. Michael Cruson, Geologist, Cruson & Pansze. International Mining from Colorado. April 20. David A. Holmes, Industrials Mineral Consultant. ISO 9000 (quality standards) and Its Place in the Industrial Minerals World. April 13. Lawrence W. Snee, Geologist, Branch of Isotope Geology, U.S. Geological Survey. Cretaceous Tectonics and Mineralization History of Idaho. April 6. Pete Parsley, Special Projects Geologist, USMX, Inc. Geology and Mineralization of the Dewey Deposit, Thunder Mountain District, Valley County, Idaho. March 30. Ed Lewandowski, Mine Owner. Touring an Operating Gold Mine–The Hidee, Near Central City, Owned by Choppo Fetterhoff. March 23. Chauncey Walden, Owner, Ophir Mine at Mosquito Gulch. Mining and Minerals in 3-D. March 16. Miles L. (Bill) Silberman, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. The Nikolai-Kennecott Story: Part I: Origin of Copper Deposits in the Nikolai Greenstone, Wrangell Terrane, Alaska, and the Docking of Wrangellia. March 9. No Meeting. See you at the SME Annual Meeting. March 2. George Copenhaver, Consulting Geologist and Principal, Antra Resources Corp. Bed Placers of Tarryall, Park County, Colorado (Better Known as Those S.O.B.’s at Tarryall). February 23. Mike Leidich, Mine Manager, Robinson Brick Co. A tour of the Robinson Brick Co. plant. Meet at 11:30 a.m., at 1845 West Dartmouth Ave. main office; bring your own lunch to Robco’s lunchroom. We will then form groups of 10-12 people (no more than three groups). Bring your own hard hat and protective glasses, if possible. Tour will end by 1:30 p.m. Please sign up; a sheet will be passed around. February 16. Richard F. Horsnail, Lovstrom, Horsnail and Associates. Vietnam: An Overview of the Geology, Mineral Resources, and Investment Climate. February 9. James A. Cappa, Chief, Minerals and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Geothermal Resources of Colorado. February 2. Greg Hahn, Vice President, St. Mary Minerals, Inc. Development Plans for Lisbon Valley Copper Project, Utah: Future Heap-leach, SX-EW Copper Mine. January 26. Sally Gillies, Geologist, and Thomas A. Loucks, Executive VP, Royal Gold Inc. Royal Gold’s Exploration Program in the Union Pacific Right-of-way, Southern Wyoming. January 19. Tom Hendricks. Cross Gold Mine at Caribou, Colorado: Recent Changes. January 12. Ed Lewandowski, Owner, Broken Handle Mining Co. High-altitude Silver Mine, Clear Creek County, Colorado. January 5. Irv Parrish, Geologist, DMBW, Inc. Small-scale Gold Mining in China.
December 29. No meeting. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! December 22. Richard L. Nielsen, Consultant, Exploration and Mining Geology, GEOCON, Inc. Use of Thematic Mapping Imagery in Generative Exploration in the Andes (Chile, Bolivia, and Peru). December 15. Robert Spude, Historian, National Park Service. Preservation of Historic Mining Sites–Western U.S. And Alaska. December 8. Brian Hester, Geologist, Africa Mineral Resource Specialist. Looking for Gold in Sub-Saharan Africa. December 1. Dale Teeters, Mining Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Mines. U.S. BuMines Coal Recoverability Program: Central Appalachian Region. November 24. No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving! November 17. Joseph J. Kowalik, Consulting Geologist, Newmont Mining Corp. Geology and Mining at Muruntau, Uzbekistan. November 10. David A. Holmes, Industrial Mineral Consultant. Love Canal: The Real Story (Even A Taking Can Turn Into A Long-term Liability). November 3. Tony Tomaselli, Jefferson County Public Schools Mentor. Saudi Arabia: Then and Now. October 27. Michael G. Leidich, Mines Manager, Robinson Brick Co. From Clays to Brick. October 20. Bruce Geller, Consulting Geologist, Advanced Geologic Services. Comparative Ages of Telluride Deposits: Boulder County Versus the World. October 13. Bill Strickland, Manager, Edgar Mine. The Edgar Mine: What Goes On At the CSM Experimental Mine? October 6. Jan Krason, President, Geoexplorers International, Inc. Gold Deposits and Other Mineral Resources in Haiti–A Poor Nation Very Rich in Natural Resources. September 29. Joseph W. Nugent, Mine Rescue Coordinator, Colorado Division of Minerals and Geology. China‘s Move Toward Market Economics. September 22. Gene Foord, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. How Mineralogists Describe and Name a New Mineral. September 15. Gene Foord, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Minerals of Colorado and Dana’s Textbook: A Progress Report. September 8. David Fagin, Chairman and CEO, Golden Star Resources, Ltd. Golden Star Resources: Exploration of the Guiana Shield. September 1. Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., V.P. of International Geological Resources, INFOSOFT Corp. China Geology on Computer. August (Thursdays in August). Film Festival: A selection of mining- and mineral-related videos shown. July 28. Harry Covey, Owner, Phil Sheridan Lode Mine. Update on the Phil Sheridan, Boulder, Colorado. July 21. Jackie R. Evanger, Vice President, Mineral Information Institute. How MII Creates Teaching Materials and the Great Results That Have Followed. July 14. Bernhard Free, Manager of Operations, Royalstar Resources, Ltd. Diamond Mining in Colorado. July 7. Michael J. Gobla, Environmental Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Mine Closure Concepts. June 30. James V. Cappa, Chief, Minerals and Mineral Fuels Section, Colorado Geological Survey. Colorado Minerals and Mineral Fuels Activities in 1993. June 23. John C. Stewart, Attorney-at-Law, John C. Stewart, P.C. The Takings Issue in Mining: Developments in Compensation When Your Private Property Rights Are Taken. June 16. Niles E. Grosvenor, President, Grosvenor Engineering Co. Salt Mine Under Water! Lafayette, Louisiana. June 9. Bill McBride, Attorney, Gold Fields Mining. Update on Cumulative Impact Analysis Under NEPA. June 2. Hans Schellhorn, Mining Engineer, Krupp Robins Inc. Krupp Bucketwheel System for Overburden Removal, Powder River Basin, Wyoming. May 26. Edwin V. Post, President, Skyline Labs. Analytical Techniques and Spurious Precious Metal Values. May 19. Jack A. Murphy, Curator of Geology, Denver Museum of Natural History. Report on the Museum’s Field Trip to Marble, Colorado. May 12. Ted Mullin, Geologist, U.S. Forest Service. The Future of Mining on Federal Lands. May 5. Gary Sidder, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Olympic Dam-Type Deposits in the Mid-Continent, U.S. April 28. Brian Hester, Geologist. Mining Tin in Cornwall. April 21. Special Meeting at Jefferson County Government Center. Tour and talk; Regan Munson, Construction Estimator, and Rick Baldessari, Project Monitor, Construction Management Dept., Jefferson County Government Center, 100 Jeff. County Parkway. 11:15 a.m. walking tour, followed by cafeteria-style lunch and description of construction materials (“The Taj“). April 14. Ora Rostad, Consulting Geologist. Mapping, Etc. in the Old Rosario Silver-Gold Mine, Honduras. April 7. J. Alan Coope, Consultant. Geochemical Prospecting for Gold in Lateritic Terrain. March 31. Richard W. Hutchinson, Charles F. Fogarty Professor of Economic Geology, Colorado School of Mines. The Dachang Tin Field, Guanxi Province, Southwestern China. March 24. No meeting. See you at the CMA National Western Mining Conference! Radisson Hotel, Denver, March 22-25. March 17. Julie Hendee, Co-owner, Erickson Monuments. Written In Stone. Board of Directors meeting afterward. March 10. Thomas L. Robyn, Consulting Geologist. Geology and Ore Controls of a Gold Placer Deposit in a Range-front Alluvial Fan, Nevada. March 3. Gordon E. Gumble, Geologist, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Drilling and Sampling for Coarse Gold: The Bodie Example. February 24. Fred Barnard, Consulting Economic Geologist. The Guiana Shield: Still a Minerals Frontier? February 17. Byron (Barney) Berger, Geologist, Branch of Resource Analysis, U.S. Geological Survey. Epithermal Gold in the Republic Mining District, Ferry County, Washington. February 10. Art Pansze, Partner, Cruson & Pansze. Exploration for Precious Metals in Volcanics. February 3. Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Consulting Geologist. North Carolina Coastal Zones Caves and Their Impact on Mining and Quarrying. January 27. John Googins, Applications Engineer, Nordberg, Inc. Banana-type Screens: Why Are They Better Than What You’re Using Now? January 20. Bruce Stover, Geologist, Colorado Division of Mines and Geology. Current Reclamation Activities on Inactive Mines. January 13. Sherman P. Marsh, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Geochemical Evaluation of the Mineral Deposits of Puerto Rico. January 6. Earl R. Verbeek, Geologist, U.S.Geological Survey. Secondary Mineral Deposition in the Zinc-Iron-Manganese Orebody at Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, New Jersey.
December 23 and 30. No meetings. Happy Holiday Time! December 16. Stan Dempsey, Chairman, Royal Gold Inc. Mining the Summit: The Tenmile District, Colorado. December 9. Gordon E. Gumble, Geologist, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Geology and History Update of the Bodie Mining District, Mono County, California. December 2. Warren and Loni Chandler, Travelers Extraordinaire. South America: Hiram Bingham Trail to Machu Picchu–Nazca Line Drawings–Iguassu (Iguazu) Falls. November 25. No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving. November 18. Michael J. Gobla, Mineral Resource Analyst, IFOC, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Development of the Dragline: A Historical Review. November 11. No meeting. Veterans Day (Federal Center closed.) November 4. John Henderson, Attorney, Vranesh & Raisch. Update on 1872 Mining Law–Industry Is Being Trampled to Death as We Speak! October 28. Steve Rubin, Manager, Technical Inquiry Service, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Overview of United States Renewable Energy Activities. October 21. Vicki Cowart, Colorado State Geologist. Colorado Geological Survey: Challenges and Opportunities. October 14. David A. Holmes, Minerals Industry Consultant, Behre Dolbear, Inc. Algeria’s Mineral Potential: Turning West and Open for Business. October 7. Brian W. Hester, Geologist, Africa Mineral Resource Specialists, Inc. Silver Mining in Northeastern Ontario. September 30. Richard L. Nielsen, Geologist, Geocon, Inc. Part II–Argentine General Geology and Types of Ore Deposits. September 23. Timothy Haddon, President and CEO, AMAX Gold, Inc. Reaching Common Ground–A Viable Mining Industry Depends on Cooperation Between Environmentalists, Miners, and Regulators. September 16. John E. Dreier, VP-Exploration, AZCO Mining Co. Piedras Verdes Oxide Copper Deposit, Sonora, Mexico. September 9. Frank J. Adler, Geologist, Phillips Petroleum Co. (retired). Dinosaur Ridge and “The Friends”–A Grand Combination. September 2. Joan J. Fitzpatrick, Technical Director, National Ice Core Laboratory, USGS. National Ice Core Lab: Its Role in Climate-change Research. August 26. Miles L. (Bill) Silberman, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Bodie Mining District, Eastern California. August 19. Michael Hengel, Project Manager, ALMERS, U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Automated Land and Mineral Records Systems–ALMERS as it Relates to Mining and Minerals. August 12. Louis W. Cope, Mill and Placer Consultant. Consulting Project in Kyrgyzstan (formerly Kirghizia). August 5. John Sellar, Principal Engineer, Interpro. Lasers in Mining–The Light at the Start of the Tunnel. July 29. Blair Roberts, Geologist. Mineral Developments in Venezuela and Adjacent Areas. July 22. Bill Boberg, Geologist, Boberg Geotech Inc. Gold and Diamond Exploration in West Africa. July 15. Roger N. Clark, Planetary Scientist, Branch of Geophysics, U.S. Geological Survey. Mineral Mapping Using Imaging Spectroscopy. July 8. Craig Ford, Geologist, LAC Minerals (USA), Inc. Geology and Age of Gold Lodes of the Southern Seward Peninsula, Alaska. July 1. Mike Donnelly, Manager (Geologist), Noranda Exploration, Inc. Geology of the Lynne Massive Sulfide Deposit, North–central Wisconsin. June 24. William M. Shepard, Geologist, Minerals Exploration Coalition. Update on the Mining Law. June 17. John B. Googins, Applications Engineer, Nordberg, Inc. Crushing and Screening. June 10. Damon Musselman, Pres., Consolidated Brokerage Service, Div. of Musselman Jewelers. Diamonds: Basic Geology and Cutting. June 3. Kit Kimball, Chairman, Colorado Mining Association. Can the Industry Survive Summitville? May 27. Richard L. Nielsen, Geologist, Geocon, Inc. Argentine General Geology and Types of Ore Deposits. May 20. Lindsey V. Maness, Jr., Consulting Geologist. Oil and Geological Potential of China. May 13. Thomas L. Robyn, Independent Minerals Exploration Consultant. Recent Events in Gold Exploration in Southern Greenland. May 6. Herman Knight, Chevron (V.P., retired) Mining Engineer. A Half Century of Happenings on the Way to the Mine. April 29. Stanley Dempsey, Chairman & CEO, Royal Gold, Inc. South Pipeline Project, Lander County, Nevada. April 22. W. W. (Bill) Atkinson, Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder. Geochemistry of Gold Transport and Deposition. April 15. Karin Millett, Vice-president, World Trade Center, Denver. Investment Climate for Mining in Latin America. April 8. Michael E. Taylor, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Phosphate, Petroleum, and Marijuana: Building a Free-Market Economy in the Republic of Kazakhstan. April 1. Norm Avery, Manager of New Airport Public Information. Denver International Airport: How Did We Get Here, and Where Are We Going? March 25. See you at the National Western Mining Conference (March 23-26), Radisson Hotel, Denver. March 18. Fred Huston, Lawyer, P.C. Mineral Opportunities and Contracts in Russia. March 11. Frederic Athearn, Cultural Resources Program Manager, U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Mining in the San Juans. March 4. Karen J. Wenrich, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Colorful Minerals as Pathfinders for Orebodies in Karst Terranes. February 25. J. W. (Joe) Nugent, Chief Inspector, Colorado Division of Mines. Industry in China. February 18. M. Susann Powers, Librarian, U.S.Geological Survey. USGS Geo Center Resources for K-12 Teachers. February 11. Michele Stell, Marketing Director, The Denver Gold Group. Lobbying Strategies for the Mining Industry in 1993. February 4. Byron Berger, Geologist, Branch of Resource Analysis, U.S. Geological Survey. Gold Deposits of Uzbekistan. January 28. Perry Cade, Chief Geophysicist, RimTECH, Inc. Radio Imaging as a Tool for Delineation of a Sulfide Orebody. January 21. Patricia A. Corbetta, Geologist, and Mark Bell, Hydrogeologist, ERM-Rocky Mountain, Inc. Federal and State Environmental Issues as Related to the Mining Industry. January 14. Maxine Stewart, General Mgr., Solution Gold, Ltd. Gamboling in Gold, Druid Mine, Gilpin County, CO–An Update on Re-mining. January 7. Larry Snee, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Isotope Geology. Emeralds of Pakistan.
December 31. No meeting. Happy New Year! (See you on Jan. 7.) December 24. No meeting. Merry Christmas! December 17. Andy Senti, Realty Specialist, Colorado State Ofice, U.S. BLM. Availability and Location of Mining-related, pre-1908 Records, Focusing on Their Current Accessibility. December 10. Jeffrey P. Kurtz, Consultant, Geostat Systems International. Greenstone Gold in Venezuela. December 3. Frank Stephens, Jr., Metallurgist, Iron Carbide Holdings, Ltd. Iron Carbide–A New Feed Material for the Steel Industry. November 26. No meeting. Happy Thanksgiving. November 19. Sasha Karpov, Mining Engineer, Lawyer, Consultant, IBR, Inc. What, Who, and Why in Mining in the Former Soviet Union. November 12. Richard F. Horsnail, Director of International Exploration, AMAX Exploration, Inc. Observations on the Russian Gold Mining Scene. November 5. Richard Smith, Pres. & CEO, Klivans, Becker & Smith, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Interim Management: A New Tool for the Mining Industry. October 29. Ken Balleweg, Geologist, Placer Dome U.S., Inc. Geology of the Maisky Gold Deposit, Magadan Oblast, Former Soviet Far East. October 22. Matt Plis, Mining Engineer, U.S. Bureau of Mines. COALVAL: BuMines Prefeasibility Software Package for Evaluating Coal Properties. October 15. David C. Shelton, Director, Hazardous Waste Management Division, Colorado Department of Health. Clean-Up of Past Mining Activities Near Telluride/Ouray, Colorado. October 8. Milivoj (Miki) Pavletic, President, MIA Int’l. Corp. Prospect for Getting Paid Out of the Projects in the Former Soviet Union–A Regional Approach. October 1. Graham R. Curtis, President, Gold Cup Exploration, Inc. A Trip Through Great Britain: Mining, Methane, and Oil. September 24. Frank Neal Bosco, Consultant. Torgerson Crusher: A Radical New High-Volume Crusher. September 17. John W. Rold, Colorado State Geologist, retired. Twenty-three Years of Progress and Problems. September 10. Karen Wenrich and Miles (Bill) Silberman, USGS Br. of Sedimentary Processes & Br. of Geochemistry. Gold/Base–Metal Mineralization in Structures Parallel To and Along the Basin and Range–Colorado Plateau Tectonic Boundary, Arizona. September 3. Paul Thompson, Attorney, Holme, Roberts & Owen. Structuring Russian Joint Ventures and Profit Repatriation. August 27. Michael J. Gobla, Mineral Resource Analyst, IFOC, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Mines and Minerals of Butte, Montana. August 20. Kevin Foo, Metallurgist, MINPROC-Chilewich Kazakhstan. Doing Mining Business and Joint Ventures in Kazakhstan. August 13. William Perry Pendley, Pres. & Chief Legal Officer, Mountain States Legal Foundation. Whither the West? August 6. Jan Krason, Ph.D., Geoexplorers International, Inc. Gold in Uzbekistan. July 30. Richard Ten Eyck, Geological Explorations. Solar Dynamics and Climate. July 23. Carol Tremain, Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Coal-bed Methane Drilling Activity in San Juan Basin, Colorado. July 16. Ihor A. Kunasz, Manager, Business Development, Cyprus Minerals Co. The Mineral Industry of Ukraine. July 9. Robert L. Sandefur, Principal Geostatistician, Pincock, Allen and Holt. Precious Metals Reconciliation–Can the Mining Engineer Get What the Geologist Said? July 2. Doug Silver, Senior Partner, Balfour Holdings. Is the U.S. Picked Over For Exploration? June 25. David Holmes, Consultant, and David M. Abbott, Jr., Regional Geologist, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Defining Industrial Mineral Reserves. June 18. Peter Modreski, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Geology and Discovery of the Clear Creek Crystal Cave. June 11. Holly Huyck, Consulting Geologist. Lakeshore Porphyry Copper Deposit, Arizona: Changing with the Times. June 4. Ladies Day. Donna L. Boreck, Geologist, Denver Research Center, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Rocks on Your Face! May 28. Allan Breitenbach, Geotechnical Engineer/Geologist, Welsh Engineering Science & Technology, Inc. (WESTEC). Comparison of Geomembrane Liners for Heap Leach Pads. May 21. Dan Miller, Director, International Archive of Economic Geology, University of Wyoming. The Anaconda Collection. May 14. Clarence Zink, Jr., Leach Operations Foreman, Summitville Consolidated Mining Co., Inc. Your Leach Pad–Gold Mine or Money Pit: Do You Know Your Assets and Liabilities? May 7. Morgan Smith, Director, Colorado International Trade Office. International Business Opportunities for Colorado. April 30. Dennis L. Lance, VP-Exploration, USMX, Inc. New Life to a Depleted Mine–Alligator Ridge, White Pine Co., Nevada. April 23. Ken Santini, Santini & Associates Industrial Minerals Consultants. Geologic Evaluation of the Searles Lake, Calif., Evaporite Deposit. April 16. Stephen D. Alfers, Esq., Davis, Graham & Stubbs. Economic Impact of Mining Law Reform. April 9. Kenneth Phillips, VP-Exploration, Sovereign Gold Argentina Ltd., and Linda Flis, Geotechnical Services. Mineral Exploration in Argentina. April 2. Frank H. Dunkle, D.Sc., Visiting Professor, Environmental Science and Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Endangered Species. March 26. Solomon S. Katz, Geologist, U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Emulating the Prospector Expert System with a Raster GIS (Geographic Information System). March 19. Sigrid Asher-Bolinder, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Radon–The Geologic Perspective. March 12. J. W. (Joe) Nugent, Chief Inspector, Colorado Division of Mines. State of the Soviet Mining Industry–How Structured, Then (July 1991) and Now. March 5. Ken Balleweg, Geologist, Placer Dome U.S., Inc. Biogeochemical Guides to Concealed Gold Occurrences, Southeastern Arizona. February 27. Randy Streufert, Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Research Drilling at Creede, Colorado, Fall 1991. February 20. John Litz, Vice President, Engineering, IC Technologies, Inc. How NOT to Remediate Hydrocarbon-contaminated Groundwater. February 13. James R. Herring, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Phosphate: Our Nation’s Most Important Agricultural Mineral Commodity–An Uncertain Future. (In cooperation with William F. Stowasser, U.S. Bureau of Mines.) February 6. No Meeting. See you at the National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition. Radisson Hotel, Denver. January 30. Charles H. (Chuck) Thorman, Geologist, U. S. Geological Survey. Review of Gold ’91 Field Trips in Brazil. January 23. Dave Jonson, Consulting Geologist. Gold Exploration in Mindanao, Philippines. January 16. Bruce Stover, Senior Geologist, Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Division. Preconstruction Rock Scaling in Glenwood Canyon, Along I-70. January 9. Maxine Stewart, General Manager, Solution Gold Ltd. An Overview of Heap Leach Mining in Gilpin County, Colorado. January 1, 1992. No Meeting. Happy New Year!
December 25. No Meeting. Happy Holidays! December 18. Eric Livo, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Remote Sensing Studies of Hydrothermal Alteration at Cripple Creek, Colorado. December 11. Eugene Foord and Michael Brownfield, U.S. Geological Survey. A Mineralogical Journey to the USSR. December 4. Leonard Harris, V.P., Metallurgical Operations, Newmont Gold Co. Leaching vs. Milling of Gold Ores. November 27. No Meeting. THANKSGIVING. November 20. Phoebe Hauff, Mineralogist, Spectral Resources. Applications of a New Portable IR Spectrometer to Resource Exploration. (In cooperation with Terry Cox of Integrated Spectronics, Australia.) November 13. Thomas S. Hendricks, President, Hendricks Mining Co., Inc. Wall Street Journal–Rebuttal No. 1. November 8 (Friday). Denver Mining Club Centennial Dinner and Program. Wyatt’s, tickets $10 per person, 6 p.m., entertainment. November 7. Darlene Weir, Public Service Company of Colorado Communicators. The Leadville Ice Palace. October 31. A video on Coal Mining in a Multiple-use Environment. (A U.S. Forest Service video.) (In place of Dan Miller, Director, International Archive of Economic Geology, University of Wyoming. The Anaconda Collection, re-scheduled for later.) October 24. Jerry Danni, Regional Manager Environmental Affairs, Homestake Mining Co. “No Comment” Is NOT a Crisis Communications Plan. October 17. A video on the Big Springs Mine, Humboldt NF, NV. Independence Mining Co. (In place of Bruce Stover, re-scheduled in Jan.) October 10. Carl Miller, President and Executive Director, The National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum. An Update on the Mining Museum at Leadville. October 3. Teri Wenz, Senior Business Consultant, University of Colorado Business Advancement Centers. Small Business Innovation Research Grants–Big Opportunities for Little Companies. September 26. A video on the AMAX Sleeper Mine, Nevada, and one on Indonesia(?) September 19. Dennis O. Giullian, Teacher, Everitt Junior High School. Parallels Between Mining and Education. September 12. Richard Addison, Manager of Process Engineering, Pincock, Allen & Holt, Inc. El Limon is No Lemon: A Nicaraguan Gold Mill. September 5. John G. Sellar, Principal Mining Engineer, James Askew & Associates. The Pulsing Laser–An Irresistible Miner. August 29. Richard L. Nielsen, Consulting Geologist. Geologic Setting and Prospecting for Mineralization in the Lesser Antilles. August 22. Charles E. Stott, Jr., President, Horizon Gold Corporation. The Heat Is On! August 15. Sandra L. Perry, Geologist and Manager, Barringer Laboratories, Inc. Use of Satellite Imagery in Mineral Exploration. August 8. William M. Mueller, Ph.D., P.E., Vice President Emeritus-Academic Affairs, Colorado School of Mines. A Glimpse of the Soviet Union. August 1. U.S. Bureau of Mines. Award-winning Film: Out of the Rock. July 25. Harry Covey, Mine Owner. The Reinvention of the Phil Sheridan Lode, Boulder County, Colorado. July 18. Robert J. Weimer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Colorado School of Mines. The Global Oil Perspective: Middle East–U.S.A.–Colorado. July 11. John R. Danio, Vice President-Operations, Canyon Resources Corp. Heap Leaching at the Kendall Mine, Montana. July 4. NO MEETING. (Independence Day) June 27. Raymond R. Hyyppa, Metallurgical Engineering Consultant, Johnson-Hyyppa Ltd. How to Get the Most from Mining Feasibility Studies. June 20. Larry Goodman, Metallurgical Consultant, Mineral Research Consultants. Egyptian Gold–Ancient Wealth, Today’s Poverty: A Look at Archeological Sites from Cairo from Abu Simbel. June 13. Jerri Danni, Regional Manager of Environmental Affairs, Homestake Mining Co. Mineral Hill Mine, North of Yellowstone Park, Montana: An Environmental Case Study. June 6. Richard F. Sanford, Research Geologist. Environmentalism versus Man. May 30. D. Keith Murray, President, D. Keith Murray and Associates, Inc. Coal Bed Methane: A Significant New Source of Clean Energy for the 21st Century. May 23. John W. Lindemann, Consultant. The Geology and Gold Potential of Turkey: An Overview. May 16. Levent Ozdemir, Ph.D., Director, Earth Mechanics Institute, Colorado School of Mines. Construction of the Channel Tunnel–England to France and Return. May 9. Warren Chandler, World Traveler and Photographer. Impossible to See It All (Part 2): Italy, The Alps, and Holland. May 2. David M. Abbott, Jr., Regional Geologist, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. Suggestions for Disclosing Exploration Infomation. April 25. Warren Chandler, World Traveler and Photographer. Impossible to See It All (Part 1): Germany, Belgium, and France. April 18. George Moshinsky, Executive Director, Eurasia Research Group. Joint Ventures in Mining in the Soviet Union Today. April 11. John Robertson, Chairman, Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation. Total Concept of the Mining Industry. April 4. E. J. (Gene) Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration Inc. Kennecott, Alaska, Revisited: Mines, Mills, Glaciers, Salmon Fishing, and Present-day Homesteaders. March 28. Bernhard C. Koch, Ph.D., Lakewood Exploration & Associates. Origin of the Gold King/Davis Epithermal Gold Lode, Silverton Caldera, Colorado. March 21. Monte Swan, Magmachem Exploration Inc. The Economic Implications of a Fundamentally New Gold Exploration Technology. March. 14. S. Wayne Ivosevic. Consulting Geologist. Gold Hedging and Bullion Loans. March 7. Jan Krason, President, Geoexplorers International Inc. Opportunities to Follow Privatization of the World’s Major Copper-Silver Operations (Lubin Mining District) Poland. Feb. 28. No meeting. See you at the National Western Mining Conference. Feb. 21. Gene Foord and Henry Alminas, Geologists, U.S. Geological Survey. Base and Precious Metal Mineralization in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Feb. 14. Jim Vickery, President, Aero Mining Ltd. Dry Beneficiation of Particulate Materials. Feb. 7. Ron Cohen, Professor, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Constructed Wetlands Treatment of Mine Drainage: A New Approach. Jan. 31. Russell J. Miller, Professor, Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Mining in Space. Jan. 24. Tom Van Fleet, President, U.S. Zeolites, Inc. Natural Zeolites and Their Applications Jan. 17. Bruce Stover, Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. History of the Pennsylvania Mine and Current Reclamation Work, Summit County, Colorado. Jan. 10. Robert D. Higgins, Chief, Mineral Resources Section, National Park Service. Abandoned Mineral Lands in the National Park Service. Jan. 3, 1991. Scott Noland, Technical Director, Analytica Inc. Mines, Labs, Litigation.
Dec. 25/27. NO MEETING–Hope you have/had a Merry Christmas. Dec. 20. David A. Holmes, Pres.-Elect, National Western Mining Assoc. and Industrial Minerals Consultant, Behre Dolbear & Co. Inc. Getting Into Industrial Minerals: Hit or Myth? Dec. 13. David M. Neil, President, Neil and Associates. Mechanical Excavation Techniques. Dec. 6. Kevin Orrick, Asst. Director of Trading, International Collectors Assoc. (Precious Metals Brokerage). Ecospasm and the Return to Gold. Nov. 29. Ron Cattany, Assistant Director, Colorado Department of Natural Resources. GEM–Colorado Geotechnology, Energy, Environment, Minerals and Materials Industries–A Boon for Colorado Businesses. Nov. 22. Happy Thanksgiving! Nov. 15. Robert McCammon, Honeywell Inc. Quality Engineering Manager (retired). Listen to the Wind: The Story of the Virginius Mine, Ouray County, Colorado. Nov. 8. Samuel S. Adams, Chrm. Dept. Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. Center for Exploration Geoscience Computing. Nov. 1. Philip Cloues, Mining Engineer, National Park Service. Overview of the Red Dog Mine, Alaska. Oct. 25. Richard L. Nielsen, Consultant, GEOCON Inc. Exploration and Mining in the Republic of South Africa in the ’90s. Oct. 18. Chris Herald, Exec. Vice President of Exploration, Crown Resources Corp. The Buckhorn Mountain Gold Skarn, Okanogan County, Washington. Oct. 11. Deborah J. Shields, Staff Economist, Minerals Availability Field Office, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Yugoslavian Mining in a Changing Economic Climate. Oct. 4. Richard H. De Voto, President, Canyon Resources Corp. Geology and Mining Operations at the Kendall Mine, Fergus County, Montana. Sept. 27. Randall K. Streufert, Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Geology and Valuation of Mineral Claims Within the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area–A Low-impact Mineral Assessment. Sept. 20. Frank P. Krein, DMC-Sponsored Teacher to The Total Concept of Mining Session, 1990–CSM and CMA. Memories of a Total Concept of the Mining Industry. Sept. 13. Joe Pirozzoli, P.E., Project Manager, American Mine Services Inc. Mining Remnant Open Pit Reserves. Sept. 6. Neil Muncaster, V.P. of U.S. Exploration, Echo Bay Exploration Inc. The Resurrection of the Juneau Gold Belt–Echo Bay’s Kensington and AJ Projects. Aug. 30. Mark A. Lettes, Vice President & Treasurer, AMAX Gold Inc. Hedging Strategies for Gold Producers. Aug. 23. Matt Mayberry, Education Director, Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Presenting Mining to the Public. Aug. 16. Michael R. Hope, Attorney, Baker & Hostetler. A discussion of Strawman II–The EPA’s Approach to Regulating Mining Wastes and Materials. Aug. 9. Frank Hare, Hare Communications Group. How to Use Video to Overcome Environmental and Petitioning Hurdles. Aug. 2. C.L. (Pete) Sainsbury, Geologist/Pilot. Airborne Geologic Exploration–Alaska and Western U.S. July 26. Robert J. Weimer, Professor Emeritus, Colorado School of Mines. Origin and Mining of Athabasca Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada: World’s Largest Mineral Deposit. July 19. Robert Laird, Mining Resource Manager, Cooley Gravel Co. Visual Aspects of Quarrying in Denver Metropolitan Area. July 12. James Komadina, Director, Operations Planning, Newmont Gold Co. Changing Trends in the Exploration, Mining, and Metallurgy for Gold in the 1990’s. July 5. No meeting. Go and Celebrate Our INDEPENDENCE! June 28. Harrison S. Cobb, Past President, Colorado Mining Assoc. 50 Years of Prospecting in Western States. June 21. Philip M. Burgess, President, Center for the New West. Colorado Mining in the 90’s. June 14. William Perry Pendley, Pres. & CEO, Mtn. States Legal Foundation. War in the West II? Legal Problems Facing Mining in the 90’s. June 7. Dan Scheppers, Superfund Unit Leader, Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Div., Colorado Dept. of Health. Eagle Mine Reclamation: Environmental and Health Impacts. May 31. Jim Muhm, Consultant. Environmental and Regulatory Due Diligence for the Mining Industry. May 24. John W. Rold, State Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey. Geologic History of the Arkansas Valley and the Mosquito Range. May 17. Ted Mullin, Supervisory Geologist, U.S. Forest Service. Proposed Changes in the 1872 Mining Law: Bumpers and Rahall bills. May 10. Barbara Walton, Collections Specialist, Denver Public Library. Historical Documents On Coal Mining. May 3. Eugene J. Michal, President, Toiyabe Exploration Inc. Advanced Materials–A Threat to Metals? April 26. Bill Lutzens, Supervisory Mining Engineer, Denver Research Center, U.S. Bureau of Mines. Ore Leaching in Underground Stopes–Current Research. April 19. Dick Will, Earth Science Teacher, Columbine High School, Littleton. Minerals from the Ground Up. April 12. Catherine Boggs, Lawyer, Sherman and Howard. Legal Due Diligence–The Skeletons in the Closet. April 5. Herman E. Knight, Vice President, retired, Chevron (Gulf) Oil. Gold: King Solomon’s Mines to Heap Leaching–A General History. March 29. R.G. (Rob) Benson, Geologist, Battle Mountain Gold Co. Geology of the San Luis Deposit, Costilla County, Colorado. March 22. Bob Moench, Geologist, USGS, retired. Circumambulating the Annapurna Massif, Central Nepal: Experiences of Two Trekkers in a Continental Collision Zone. March 15. Karl Starch, Chief, Branch of State Activities, U.S. Bureau of Mines. The Bureau of Mines State Activities Program. March 8. Jackie Evanger, Deputy Director, Mineral Information Institute Inc. The Importance of Getting Everyone Involved in Teaching About Mining and Minerals. March 1. Percy Wicklund, Diamond Drilling Specialist. Drilling Near the San Andreas Fault at Cajon Pass, San Bernardino County, CA. February 22. Craig S. Bow, Consulting Geologist. Hydrothermal PGE Deposits: Classification, Occurrence, and Economic Potential. February 15. Donald A. Coates, Geologist, USGS. Copper Exploration in Papua New Guinea, 1965: A Young Geologist’s Adventure. February 8. SEE YOU AT THE 93d Natl Western Mining Conf & Exhib, The Registry Hotel, 3203 Quebec St., Denver, CO. February 1. Joseph R. Wojcik, Branch Manager, Watts, Griffis and McOuat Limited. Ilmenite Deposits in Madagascar Beach Sands. January 25. George Desborough, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey. Snake River Gold Placers, Idaho. January 18. Bill Hustrulid, Professor, Mining Engineering Dept., Colorado School of Mines. Developing Underground Mining Systems for the Future–CSM and the Swedish Mining Industry. January 11. Robert McCammon, Quality Engineering Manager (retired), Honeywell Inc. Mountain Thrills Above Telluride, Colorado. January 4. Fred Banta, Director, Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Division. Current Issues in the State Minerals Reclamation Program, Including Development of the EPA’s Mining Waste Program. TOP