The Bawl Mill
April 2002 by Staff• Feeding at the government trough
• Environmental group tops the US domestic terroritst list
• Some towns will do anything for tourism...
Every so often, deadlines are a real pain in the neck! That is truly the case this month as we must complete these musings prior to the Vice Presidential debates as well as the last two Obama-Romney encounters.
Before heading out to work the same old ground, or blindly seeking a previously unknown gold placer area to drywash or detect, maybe you would benefit from doing a little research.
The seven geologic indicators... are important concepts for prospectors to focus on when searching for gold pockets.
The excavator or backhoe has become the tool of choice for testing placer ground. These machines are the best way to explore and sample a placer deposit if the ground is not too wet or frozen and bedrock is not beyond the reach of the machine.
With the strong gold and silver prices we have had for the last couple years, exploration for gold and silver is on the rise around the world. Junior (smaller) exploration firms are out sampling, trenching and drilling their properties.
The Colorado Mining Association is asking the US Supreme Court to review a 2001 rule that largely barred new roads on 58 million acres of roadless areas in national forests.
43 CFR 3809 Final Rule • Alluvial Fans • Platinum Claims on Heines Creek • Picks & Pans: Eureka! We Struck It Again • More on Meteorites • The Gold Hill and Iowa Mine, Boise County, Idaho: 1863-1895 • The First Prospectors • All That Glitters is Gold • Aussie Gold—Swinging Over to South Australia • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices