The Bawl Mill
April 2003 by Staff• Freedom request denied
• Missing sandwich becomes a federal case
• Washington man takes the initiative
• And I complained that the Journal was delivered late...
It is the second largest gem-quality diamond in history, after the 3,106-carat “Cullinan Diamond” was recovered in South Africa in 1905.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The most impressive fact about gold’s performance during 2016 is the yellow metal’s ability to withstand news shocks, hold on to previous gains and gradually move to new, higher levels.
While the world is focused on the war on terrorism, rumors persist that sinister forces inside the beltway are looking for ways to attach a train-load of pork to an emergency appropriations bill.
Face-to-face meetings in Washington, DC, with Trump administration officials and members of Congress are still on hold due to the coronavirus, but Public Lands for the People is continuing to work on mining-related issues via phone and email.
This is just the type of specimen that could have been easily ignored by the old-time miners. It felt a little heavier in my hand than a chunk of quartz of that size ought to have been.
In 1848 and 1849, miners had pushed all through the western Sierra foothills making many fantastic gold discoveries. The far north end of California’s Mother Lode country, however, had received little exploration.
Impact of Habitat Designations Grossly Underestimated • Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Sixteen to One Mine • A Unique Prospecting Method • Over the Divide • Cripple Creek, Colorado • Picks & Pans: Virginia Prospecting • PLP Gets the Key! • Mariposa, California • The Ocampo District, Chihuahua • The Collaboration • Mud Creek Placer Mine • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver