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The Magazine: October 2012 (Vol. 82, No. 2)
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October 2012 (Vol. 82, No. 2)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• South Korean ad campaigns make men blush
• A revolting development

by Staff
Our Readers Say
Personal letters from our readers.....
by Staff
Ask the Experts
How does one determine who owns a mining claim?
by Chris Ralph
Ask the Experts
Good questions...from A to Z...
by Chris Ralph
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• It's almost November
• Two federal land managers found guilty of contempt
• A chance to halt additional wilderness in Southern California
• Oregon mineral withdrawal
• A really good reason to get out and vote in Oregon
by Scott Harn
Cold Alaskan Gold—Part II
I decided to focus my attention on some exposed bedrock that was along a little stream only about 100 yards from our cabins. My very first pan full of gravel showed several nice small flakes that were just big enough to be picked up with my fingers. That first pan showed that indeed there was some very nice gold to be had here...
by Chris Ralph
Dredging Backwards?
Before I tell you what dredging backwards is, I’ll tell you why my team and I decided to give this very unconventional dredging method a try.
by Ron Kliewer
DNI's Black Shale Metals Projects
While much attention in northern Alberta has been focused on the rapidly growing “oil sands,” another story of particular interest to the mining community has been taking shape virtually unnoticed in the same region.
by Leonard Melman
Tips for Detecting Old Hydraulic Pits
There are several counties around Shasta County that offer very good gold detecting. Many of these locations are old hydraulic pits. While detecting these old pits over the years I have come up with some ideas on how to go about hunting them.
by Ray Mills
The Verde Copper-Gold-Silver-Zinc District, Jerome, Arizona
When I was a student in the College of Mines at the University of Utah, the Verde district was used as an exploration model for “submarine volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits.” So I looked forward to visiting this district and the town of Jerome in central Arizona in the spring of 2012.
by W. Dan Hausel
Recluse Died with $7 Million in Gold
A Carson City recluse whose body was found in his home at least a month after he died left only $200 in his bank account.
by Associated Press
California State and US National Panning Championships
On Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd, two days of furious, almost non-stop panning went on.
by Scott Harn
A Data Miner Builds A Power Sluice
Data mining involves processing huge amounts of digital information to find hidden patterns and financial relationships. To executives, the findings are like gold, but on the weekends, I prefer seeing the real thing in the bottom of my pan.
by Greg Mast
Melman on Gold & Silver
Only one word truly describes the greatest source of headlines during the past month and that word is “politics.” With the November 6 Congressional and Presidential elections drawing ever closer and with both party’s conventions having been recently concluded, we take a serious look at the political situation below.
by Leonard Melman
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
by Staff

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