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by jacknv7
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: M 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest
Replies: 20
Views: 981

Re: M 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest

Appears that these earthquakes could have something to do with Walker Lane...

http://www.bldgblog.com/2019/07/walker-lane-redux/

https://www.wired.com/story/walker-lane ... eas-fault/
by jacknv7
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: Keystone Mine (Goler Canyon)
Replies: 6
Views: 6896

Re: Keystone Mine (Goler Canyon)

"Water Rustling" Now that has the sound of the Old West to it...

https://yubanet.com/california/water-ru ... y-charged/
by jacknv7
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley

It's not just lithium, the borates market is also reported to be taking off...

https://www.mining-journal.com/commodit ... nteresting
by jacknv7
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley

Another mining company, Pacific Imperial Mines Inc. in Canada, is showing interest in mining lithium on the east side of Death Valley. "The claims are located 10km SSE of Death Valley Junction in lnyo County, California, within 15km of the Nevada border. They cover most of the Eagle Mountain Salina ...
by jacknv7
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ghost Town for sale
Replies: 15
Views: 4726

Re: Ghost Town for sale

by jacknv7
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Death Valley Jim - current status?
Replies: 36
Views: 3030

Re: Death Valley Jim - current status?

Most of the case is open public information. The case is ongoing and Jim entered a plea of not guilty. It would have been much easier to follow the park rules. James B. Mattern (1) Office: Bakersfield County: Kern Other Court Case: None Complaint - 36 C.F.R. § 5.3- Engaging in or soliciting any busi...
by jacknv7
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Death Valley Jim - current status?
Replies: 36
Views: 3030

Re: Death Valley Jim - current status?

Jim's case has a hearing scheduled for tomorrow...

5:18-mj-00035-JLT All Defendants USA v. Mattern
Date filed: 05/21/2018
Date of last filing: 03/05/2019

"Fourth Status Conference set for 6/4/2019 at 09:00 AM in Bakersfield, 510 19th Street before Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston."
by jacknv7
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Death Valley Jim - current status?
Replies: 36
Views: 3030

Re: Death Valley Jim - current status?

@sparky - I am not surprised. I had to chase him for 2 years to sign divorce papers. And it's taken warrants for him to respond to his court cases. I don't see him ever paying back money that was paid to him. I've long thought his customers should file a class action lawsuit against him, or at leas...
by jacknv7
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Death Valley Jim - current status?
Replies: 36
Views: 3030

Re: Death Valley Jim - current status?

"I appreciate all of your supportive words and I hope I was able to give those of you seeking it, the closure you deserve."

These posts make it sound like Jim is dead.

Where's Jim???
by jacknv7
Thu May 09, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley

It's not just Panamint Valley, new lithium mining is also planned for an area west of Silver Peak...

https://www.ioneer.com/rhyolite-ridge/overview

https://www.mindat.org/loc-26500.html
by jacknv7
Thu May 09, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley

Yes it will Netlama, that's for sure. Photos 21 through 32 in the gallery below shows lithium mining activity in Silver Peak, Nevada...

https://www.overlandphotography.org/The ... /i-fNfpnhj
by jacknv7
Wed May 08, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

Re: Lithium mining at the edge of Death Valley

The pay wall is blocking the article but here is the BLM project page... https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/projectSummary.do?methodName=renderDefaultProjectSummary&projectId=120541 Here is a report from June 2018... https://www.rscmme.com/report/Battery_Mineral_Resources_Ltd_Panam...
by jacknv7
Wed May 08, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: Disappearing History
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Re: Disappearing History

Nothing left but foundations and tank bottoms of the ghost town of Bush and the Dale Mining District located northeast of Joshua Tree National Park. Photos from the 1970s and 1980s...

https://www.overlandphotography.org/Moj ... -District/
by jacknv7
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Amateur radio use in DVNP
Replies: 10
Views: 1123

Re: Amateur radio use in DVNP

Best bet would probably be a satellite phone. I use Roadpost Communications and if you don't want to buy one you can rent one for $8 a day.

https://www.roadpost.com/satellite-phone-rentals
by jacknv7
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: The Park may be getting bigger
Replies: 12
Views: 2023

Re: The Park may be getting bigger

And in other news about increasing the size of the park, The Trust for Public Land listed in their recent printed newsletter 2019 priority projects. "The Rio Tinto-Death Valley property is the largest privately owned inholding in Death Valley National Park (DVNP) and one of the largest inholdings in...