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The Bawl Mill
• Man turns in two gold bars...
• You'd better get used to the dark...
Flood Plain Gold Deposits—What Are They Really?
We just completed a trip to another river, and yes, there was definite movement and redistribution of gravels, and other prospectors have seen this as well.
Conrey Dredge No. 4
The large buckets were favorable for the type of ground worked. The gravel was tenacious and compact, due to the existence of irregular pockets of clay.
Melman on Gold & Silver
I believe this is a powder-keg waiting to explode down the road—with potentially devastating effects on society—but positive implications for gold and silver.
Paleoplacers in the Black Hills
The Black Hills of western South Dakota are domal mountains that rise to 7,242 feet near Mt. Rushmore National Monument. Annual precipitation reaches 28 inches, enough to support winter sports and pine forests.
News From GATA
The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (GATA) recently reported some new information in their quest to expose manipulation of the gold markets by the government and central banks.
Lower Prices Bring Layoffs
The extensive cost reductions now being put in place are not just a short-term reaction to the recent drop in gold prices...
The Bawl Mill • Siskiyou National Forest Update • Company Looks at Restarting Sunshine Mine • Piedmont Gold • Gold & The Dollar • Picks & Pans: Exploring Wyoming's High Desert • Sons of Gwalia & Herbert Hoover • Looking Back • Prospecting on the Yukon River • Placer Gold in Arizona • The Fire Assay of Fly Eyes • Bill Could Create New Silver Market • 2002 Inductees to the National Mining Hall of Fame • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mystery of Olmec Jade Solved