The Bawl Mill
January 2008 by Staff• The environmental Robin Hood
• But it looked good on paper...
• Low-quality reputation hits home
So you want to do some gold mining in Mexico. What do you need, where do you go, how do you begin? You begin before you even cross the border.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• The next step towards implementing the Wildlands Project
• Former timber lobbyist named to oversee Forest Service
Elections in the Republic of Congo may bring a mining boom to a country that has been ravaged by wars and corruption.
• Bachelor of Science or just B.S.?
• Monster makes the list
• An unexpected souvenir
• Candidate has bad timing
During the 49’er gold rush, because of harsh winters and adverse river conditions, the working season could be restricted for a week or more at a time. Moreover, many of the “argonauts” (a term dating back to the adventures of the early Greek gold seekers in seeking the Golden Fleece), were unprepared both mentally and physically to meet the harsh conditions.
Reservers and resources are very important to prospectors and miners, but they may be vague terms to some.
The Journal Welcomes Chris Ralph as Associate Editor • Global Hunter • New Study of the Formation of Nuggets—Part II • Michigan DEQ Approves Upper Peninsula Mine • Let’s Go Crevicing for Gold • Mining Restrictions Lifted in Southwest Alaska • Silver Bonanza in the Sierra Madre: The Glorious Past of Batopilas—Conclusion • 2007 Annual Photo Contest Winners • Exploring La Trinidad Mine • There’s Still Gold In Oregon’s Umpqua River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices