The Bawl Mill
December 1999 by Staff• Gotta Have It, got it!...
• Computer Industry Feeds the Belt Way...
• The pre-game snack of choice at the new Staples Center arena is oysters on the half shell...
The Bawl Mill
- Getting back to nature...
- When tin is more valuable than gold
Over The Divide: Charles "Chuck" Cushman
States to Govern Own Roadless Areas
There are strong opinions on both sides after the Bush administration issued a rule ending the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.
Once all the numbers from all the samples and water tests are compiled, a snapshot of the performance of each tank in the process circuit can be seen side-by-side.
Using Microbes for Mining
An innovative project enlisting bacteria for minerals recovery has drawn praise from researchers as it begins its second phase.
How PGMs Affect Assay Beads
Most fire assayers are trained to observe the cupelled beads very carefully, noting any discoloring or surface roughness that might indicate that one or more of the platinum group metals (PGMs) are present. The “clues and tests” I have included in this article stem from several sources, including my 35 years of experience performing torch assays...
Solar Powered Placer Equipment
Is three-dollar gas cutting into your gold prospecting? Tired of gas engine maintenance? Gas engine fumes and noise bothering you? Then go solar.
Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Desert Phone Trashed • ICMJ Elected Prospecting Magazine of 1999 • Advertising Manager Leaving ICMJ • Guest Editorial—California "Special" Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • The Search Continues • Guest Editorial: U.S. Government—Like Nobody's Business • Circulation and Collections Manager Leaving ICMJ • Company Notes • House Chair Requests Records on Forest Decision • BLM Wants to Withdraw South Pass Public Land • Silverton Preserving Lofty Symbol of Mining Era • Hijackers Make Off With 660 Pounds of Gold • Prospecting With a Magnetometer • 1999 Tables of Content • Lighting the Way Underground 1860-1940s • Millie's Tailings • Picks & Pans: Crevicing & Sniping for Placer Gold • Looking Back • Gold in Sonora • Forest Service Boss Quits in Bull Trout Flap • Melman on Gold & Silver • European Gold Miners Seek Clarification Letter • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Squeezing Diamond Into Graphite