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The Magazine: August 2010 (Vol. 79, No. 12)
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August 2010 (Vol. 79, No. 12)

Table of Contents

The Bawl Mill
• Disappointed supporter has the ultimate last word on the matter...
• You should have seen the millions that got away...
• So much for sacrifice...
• Top Democrats will have to find new finance chairman

by Staff
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Rahall bill threatens uranium mining
• California Fish & Game claims it needs more time
• Huge new tax burden on coin and bullion transactions
• Refund bill fails in Assembly Committee
by Scott Harn
Commercial Placer Mining With Jigs
During the upward stroke, water is pushed up through the shot layer causing it to open up and lifting the gravel particles above. The heavier particles settle faster based on Stokes law, and move down into the shot bed layer, while the lighter...
by Chris Ralph
Ask The Experts: Bench Top Crushers
... there was a picture of a small rock crusher you have, and I was wondering if it’s one that is still available...
by Chris Ralph
Ask The Experts: How to remove precious metals from lead?
I have a large amount of precious metals, gold and silver, mixed in with lead. Cupelling is expensive. What method can I use to extract the gold and silver without cupelling?
by Thom Seal, PhD, PE
The Jenkins Mine Project—The Golden Rules of Science
I wasn’t so hot in science class as a kid, and I’m regretting spending most of that time in class catching up on sleep or daydreaming about being a big league ball player. Never in a million years would I have guessed that science...
by David Shackleton
How to Properly Ground Balance to Find the Most Gold
Many new detector operators and even some experienced ones don’t pay enough attention to keeping their detectors in proper balance. The result is false targets as well as incessant chirping and chatter.
by Chris Ralph
Authorities Search for Lost Treasure Hunters
Rescue workers were searching a rugged Arizona wilderness area in triple-digit temperatures for three Utah men who went missing on July 11, while looking for the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.
by Associated Press
Alaska Geologist Survives Grizzly Attack
“When he stepped into the clearing he didn’t snarl and stand up and show me how big he was. He just came for me,” Miller said.
by Associated Press
The Guaniamo Diamond Area, Venezuela—Part II
The apparent high grade of the ore deposits and the quality of the diamonds seem to clearly indicate that a profitable mining venture could be established on the kimberlite sills...
by Carl Brink
How California Became the Golden State
On the morning of the 19th of January, 1848, Marshall went out to examine the cut and inspect the progress that had been made overnight.
by Chris Ralph
The Rocky Bar Mining District, Idaho
Rocky Bar sits on the north slope of Horse Ranch Mountain, and while the most productive placers were found in Bear Creek below Rocky Bar, most of the creeks on the south, east and north sides of the mountain contain placer gold and were worked commercially in the past.
by Alan J. Chenworth
Melman on Gold & Silver
One such aim is to infiltrate the education system and thereby insure that our children and grandchildren become thoroughly indoctrinated with the environmental point of view.
by Leonard Melman
Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices
by Staff
ICMJ Again Matches Funds For PLP Donations
In the meantime, PLP continues to incur costs associated with several ongoing court cases filed on behalf of the mining community. To contribute to their efforts, we are again offering to add twenty-five cents to every PLP donation made between...
by Scott Harn

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