The Bawl Mill
December 2001 by Staff• Stupid policies in action
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A large number of gem and industrial grade placer diamonds have been found in or near a number of creeks and rivers in Venezuela. The area involved is in the southeastern parts...and is inhabited by fierce Yanomamo Indians.
This is the first of a series of articles outlining prospecting in Australia for the visiting small prospector or miner. Whether you are just coming out for a holiday, stopping for a few months, or moving here permanently...
I have always enjoyed finding things. As a kid and up through college I searched for arrowheads, rocks and fossils. One day I saw an ad for a metal detector in a magazine, and a week later I was digging up everyone’s yard...
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Q: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
Let’s set up a thought experiment: Suppose you had some material that ran one ounce per ton gold, which is generally considered high grade to fantastic grade depending on the circumstances.
Bill and the geologist lost interest and as far as I know, nothing more was done to locate the deposit.
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