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July 2014 (Vol. 83, No. 11)

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July 2014 (Vol. 83, No. 11) The Bawl Mill • A Return to Silver City, Idaho • Leg Update: Settlement hearings; Fighting back • Ask the Experts • Swing and a Miss • Miners Fight Back Against Road Closures • The Giant King Mine • BLM Flexes Its Muscles in Quartzsite • Over the Divide: Charles L. Butler • Romancing the Lens • Gold Recovery with Centrifugal Bowls • Mining on the Comstock Lode • Want to Go to Australia? • Representative Manweller Lends a Hand in Washington State • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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