The Bawl Mill
June 2003 by Staff• What's that smell?
• Do you recognize the face on that milk carton?
• The debate over hockey
• Sir, what size and color bra do you prefer?
• Beam me up
Geologic references for northern Nevada
• So much for privacy in the great outdoors...
• It's smoky in the Smoky Mountains...
• A tale of two or three populations...
• That retirement nest egg may need to be grade A extra large...
The big moment finally arrived. With Norm suited up, I pulled the motor to life and felt instantly better. There’s really something relaxing about the sound of a dredge running—they don’t sound like anything else.
In some ways, silver is the forgotten precious metal because it straddles both the world of precious metals and jewelry, while having many important industrial applications like a base metal. The price of silver reflects both the precious metal investment demand as well as the industrial demand.
Many of you are aware that we have been engaged in litigation with anti-mining activists that have been attacking us through the Karuk Tribe of California since 2003. It all started with their lawsuit against the US Forest Service (USFS), challenging that District Rangers do not have the authority to allow small-scale mining activities under a Notice of Intent (NOI) when the Ranger concludes that the mining activity is not likely to create a substantial surface disturbance.
It is a gemstone, and yet it is also closely associated with many types of metal ores. It's valuable itself but often points toward other valuable minerals—that is certainly something prospectors want to know more about!
With eight loads processed, a pumpkin-size rock fell into the hopper, stopping the whole operation until I could lift it out.
City Gives Blessing to Pogo Mine • Underground at Yankee Jim's • Dry Placers in Southern Baja • A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—More Detector Tips • Gold in Tennessee • Old Stock Certificates—Treasures or Trash? • Payette Forest Sides With Mining Company • Using Mineral Deposit Models • Miners Still Waiting for Bonding Recommendations from DOI • The Old Mine Dump • A Practical Approach to Dowsing • Feds Release Opinion on Planned Mine Under Montana Wilderness • The Lengendary Lost Gold of the Headless Valley • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices