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April 2014 (Vol. 83, No. 8)

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April 2014 (Vol. 83, No. 8) The Bawl Mill • Leg Update: Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations; EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine; Proposed Mines Act permit fees • Ask the Experts • Mining for Gold and Sapphires in Montana • Contrary to Rumors, Couple Will Keep the Saddle Ridge Hoard • Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part I •  Creating Your Own Luck • Over the Divide • Continuing Hard Rock Exploration • Recovering Fine Gold with Oleophilic Adhesion • Detecting for Gold in Nevada • Using Structural Clues to Locate Buried Placer Channels • Gold Deposits of the Ivory Coast • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Metal & Mineral Prices
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