The Bawl Mill
July 2003 by Staff• Don't go near the water...
• Accused drug smuggler can sue the US government
• This won't look good on a resume...
• Nature Conservancy caught with hand in the cookie jar
I woke up on Sunday morning, August 10, to heavy smoke. I saw where it was coming from, but it seemed like it was a long way off so I thought I was okay for the time being.
Higher gold prices have led to a doubling of mining claims in the past year in Oregon and Washington.
Colorado-Utah-Wyoming oil shale was first reliably discovered to contain gold and silver by the U.S. Bureau of Mines in the 1920s. Although most of this vast shale resource, up to 1,000 feet in thickness, contained nil or barely detectable values, many brown shale samples fire assayed here over the past thirty years have yielded up to 0.02 ounces per ton (opt) Au and 2.0 opt Ag.
• There's a fungus among us
• Taxpayers crash land in Arizona
• "What did you get arrested for?"
Gary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.
My wife Dorothy has always enjoyed tent camping. She thought she was really roughing it at established campgrounds until I convinced her to take a trip with me to drywash for gold in a remote corner of an arid desert wilderness...
Our Readers Say • PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue • Prospecting for Iron in Alaska • Gold Deposits in Skarn • Picks & Pans: Highbanking on the American River • Platinum Firm, Palladium to Remain Weak • Spencer Opal Deposits, Idaho • Company Notes • Hillside Placers • Elko Mining Expo a Success • Gold Prospecting in Alberta • National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Six • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back