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October 2014 (Vol. 84, No. 2)

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October 2014 (Vol. 84, No. 2) Bawl Mill • Leg Update: California Dredging Update; Study; Sage grouse does not need protection; Tennessee enacts harsh new gold prospecting regulations • Ask The Experts • Ganes Creek After The Flood • Wake Up Voters! Oregon SB 838 Study Group Update • Operation and Application of Magnetometers • A Trip to Morgan-Monroe State Forest of Indiana • The Pedro Gold Dredge • Detecting Alone--What to Look For • Over The Divide: John A Miscovich • What Equipment Do I Need? • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? • Effort Saves Gold Mountain Mine Mill Frame • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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September 2014 (Vol. 84, No. 1) Bawl Mill • Leg Update: Show of support needed for anti-EPA bills; Arizona mining data now online; California suction dredging hearings; Update on Forest Service abuse in Washington • Ask the Experts • Taking on the EPA, Sasquatch, Ratchilla and Gold Dredging • Gully Prospecting Mining • Wilfley Tables—Repair, Rebuild & Set Up • Designing and Evaluating Placer Gold Recovery Plants • Mining Journal Honored as Prospecting Magazine of the Year! • Finding Streams of Gold • This is Why You Check Your Tailings • Lode or Placer: What Difference Does It Make? • New Rules to Impact the Lease / Buy Decision • There's a First Time for Everyone • Appeals Court OKs Permits for Upper Peninsula Mine • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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