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The Magazine: July 2011 (Vol. 80, No. 11)
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July 2011 (Vol. 80, No. 11)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• Closure on the foreclosure
• NSF checks and balances
• Third time’s a charm?

by Staff
Can't We Just Do Something?
We know we lack critical minerals. We know the causes. We know the need. We have the knowledge we need right now. Why can’t we just take action and fix the problem?
by Chris Ralph
Ask The Experts—14-day camping limit
I was informed, in a less than friendly manner, that I can only camp on the claim for 14 days of every 90.
by Chris Ralph
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments
by Scott Harn
Explosives and Mining
Explosives used correctly will save you both time and money being one of the best and most productive tools you can use.
by Jack W. Peters
Mother Lode Leaf Gold
After removing about six inches of dirt and cobbles, the sound was a bit more recognizable. I was now confident that there was a definite target and not just a ground noise.
by Matt Fabian
Dredging The Outside Bend
This stringer was where it was not supposed to be, and it contained nuggets that were not supposed to be there.
by Jim Foley
Northern Gold Mining's Garrison Gold Property
During our visit during late May, 2011, the vertical nature of the mineralized areas was clearly visible, as were numerous examples of quartz-carbonate veins in shear zones, faults and folds.
by Leonard Melman
Wyoming's Billion Dollar Nugget—The Trilogy Ends
With eight loads processed, a pumpkin-size rock fell into the hopper, stopping the whole operation until I could lift it out.
by David C. Freitag
A Good Start
We split up in order to cover a larger area and found good color almost everywhere. The bedrock was shallow on both sides of the river, but the inside bend was where we concentrated our prospecting.
by Tom Leftwich
WWII Vet & Prospector Still Going Strong
Lately I’ve been having success utilizing two types of detectors in succession. The first is a pulse induction (PI) detector with a blanket-style antennae, and I follow it up with a very low frequency (VLF) detector.
by Rod Huskey
Nevada Gold Value Up Along With Production
Nevada gold mines produced only about 6 percent more gold in 2010 than they did the year before, but the value of that gold was up a whopping 33 percent.
by Associated Press
2011 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum announced the 2011 National Mining Hall of Fame inductees.
by Staff
Melman on Gold & Silver
Perhaps the most important phase of our chart analysis work is to find indicators that have proven reliable in the past in terms of providing indications of future market direction. One of our favorites is the “Bank Index,” better known by its trading symbol, BKX.
by Leonard Melman
Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices
by Staff

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