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March 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 7)

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March 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 7) The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Ask The Experts • Leg Update: Flurry of new bills in Congress; Gold mining bills in Washington State; Idaho suction dredging bill; California suction dredging update; PLP fundraising drive • Just Another Ordinary Weekend • Small-Scale Hard Rock Mining With Water Recycling • The Paragenesis of Gold and Silver Deposits • Getting A Successful Start in Metal Detecting for Gold • Placer Mining at Chititu Creek, Alaska • Gold Rush Continues in Africa • Gold Refining in the Ancient World • Tasers and Mining Don't Mix • Thinking Outside the Creek • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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