The Bawl Mill
June 2000 by Staff• USPS—What's YOUR priority?
• A true "grassroots" campaign
• "Waste" not, want not...
• Clinton's National Forest plan goes up in smoke...
The “Golden Triangle” dry placer district in Sonora, Mexico, lies some 80 to 100 miles south of the border. It is in desert terrain at elevations between 1,900 and 2,300 feet above sea level.
• Should I introduce mercury in the centrifugal bowl to aid gold recovery?
• Some good news for a change
• New 49ers win Karuk appeal
• Another Oregon bill of concern
…there are loads of different copper minerals, but a large number of them form first in the ground as chalcopyrite and then through the effects of weathering are changed into other minerals like malachite, cuprite and chrysocolla.
• The environmental Robin Hood
• But it looked good on paper...
• Low-quality reputation hits home
Every prospector has streaks of bum luck—times when you can’t seem to find much, if anything. This is less true for folks who dry wash or dredge, but electronic prospecting and detecting is especially prone to dry streaks. It’s just the nature of the beast.
• Pure Gold Minerals Inc.
• International Freegold Mineral Development Inc.
• Hope Bay Gold Corp. Inc.
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