The Bawl Mill
December 2003 by Staff• Credit card abuse is sky high...
• Expensive new bill
• Senators reward themselves with another raise
It is said that the richest deposits of gold at Foresthill were discovered by one of those accidents that is impossible for man to foresee, but which all are willing to take advantage of.
• Bachelor of Science or just B.S.?
• Monster makes the list
• An unexpected souvenir
• Candidate has bad timing
As decade-high gold and silver prices spark a renewed interest in mining in the West, there are few mining education programs and fewer students earning mining engineering degrees due to two decades of decline in the US mining industry.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Searching for Placer Diamonds • Lawsuit on Alleged Market Manipulation Continues • Texas "Hill Country" Gold • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part IV • Picks & Pans: Detecting in Northern Nevada • Miners Welcome Comments by Alaska Official • Company Notes • Spectacular Specimens Found in Northern Nevada • New Life for the Suction Nozzle • Oil Seeps in Arizona • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices