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...
Solar energy can be used for any size placer or hard rock mining operation. It is most practical for small and longer-term operations provided your mine is not located in a dense forest.
The Central American nation of Guatemala is better known for civil unrest, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions than it is for gold. However, there is gold in the country, and there are undoubtedly many undiscovered deposits in the jungles and rainforests.
Mexico has a lengthy history of mining and one of the regions most associated with that activity is Durango State in the north-central part of the country.
The Weaverville War at the California Mines
The Nevada Mining Association has filed a lawsuit to block a petition asking state voters to raise taxes on mining.
Any detector specifically designed to respond to small gold will do. The best ones are the lightest ones with the smallest coils.
Our Readers Say • Guest Editorial—Unreasonable Interpretations • Ruling Awards Giant Nugget to Finder • Letter to the Editor • Traditional Adversaries Reach Agreement • The Gold Belts of Georgia • Company Notes • Placer Testing with Large Samples • Gondwana Gold Gravels • Quick Thinking & Rescue Devices Save Two Lives • Picks & Pans: The Discovery Gulch Diggings • Prospector Finds Cache of Emeralds in North Carolina • My Old Carbide Lamp • Melman on Gold & Silver • Hands & Pans on the South Yuba River • Permafrost Tunnel Shows Cross-sections of Past • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices