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April 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 8)

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April 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 8) The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Leg Update: Positive bill passes House; Anti-mining bill dies in Washington State • Ask The Experts • Exploring Snakehead • One of the Richest Beaches Ever Mined • Prospecting for Gold in Baja California • What's All This Talk About Mining Districts? • The Power of Mining Districts • What is a Mining Right? • The Gold, Silver and Base Metal Mines of Eureka, Nevada • Jadeite in California • Tips for Detecting Nugget Patches • State Lends Help to County in Nevada Road Fight • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices • Utah Approves Funds to Fight Feds
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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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February 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 6) The Bawl Mill • Leg Update: Comments need on another BLM management plan; AEMA joins with others in lawsuit asking court to set aside illegal settlement • Ask The Experts • Mining Community Loses A Great Leader: Gerald "Jerry" Hobbs • Suction Gold Dredge Miners Win on Federal Preemption • Metal Detector Testing Methods • The Silver, Gold and Gemstones of Candelaria, Nevada • Mining for Non-Geologists Field Trip Offered by GSN • Gold in The Silver Crown District, Wyoming • Prospecting for Surface Flood Gold Placers on Low and Intermediate Gradient Streams • An Introduction to Meteorites • Money In, Money Out • Uniting the Small Miners
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