The Bawl Mill
January 2004 by Scott Harn• Expensive bags will be around for a long time
• Year-end spending frenzy begins
• Illinois goes to the Democrats
It’s worthwhile for the prospector using a metal detector to know a little bit more about the association of iron and gold as well as how iron minerals affect your metal detector.
Many prospectors thought that Nevada was all prospected out following all the rich discoveries of the 1860s and 1870s, and what was there to be found had already been found.
• Is the Spenceville Wildlife area open to prospecting?
Northern Nevada is prime mining territory. In fact, no state has been as mining-friendly as the Silver State and, as a result, mining has made important contributions to that state’s economic development.
...the area around Eureka, Nevada is well mineralized and seems to have a bright potential for future production of all sorts of metals.
For over twenty years, Rahall has been introducing bills in an attempt to overhaul the 1872 Mining Law. On May 10, 2007, he introduced another bill, HR 2262, which would drastically change the laws governing mining if enacted. This time, his bill may have a chance.
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