The Bawl Mill
August 1999 by Kenneth Harn• Feds broke own 'controlled' burn rules...
• Suprise, surprise...
• A moving experience...
• Oh, woe is me...
We know we lack critical minerals. We know the causes. We know the need. We have the knowledge we need right now. Why can’t we just take action and fix the problem?
What makes the difference between successful prospectors and those who struggle? It just seems like there are some guys who stumble on gold no matter what they do. Are they just lucky?
• Two steps forward, several billion steps back
• No daylight "savings" in DC
• China invades Washington, DC
• Center gives new meaning to "protection"
• Distaster bill is a disaster
• By the numbers
• Image isn't everything in Illinois...
During the summer break of my first year of college in the late ‘50s, I was unemployed and bored, so my friends and I decided to do some gold mine exploration. We used to read a magazine called Treasure and had a good idea of where all the gold mines were located.
Gold mineralization is usually first noted in an area by examining material weathered from the source and liberated or washed downhill from it.
Our Readers Say • New Oregon Mining Legislation Friendly to Small Miner • Cutbacks at S. African Mines—Britain Blamed • BLM Reports That 'Mining' Brings Most Public Reward • Long-Term Camping Plan at Fortymile Proposed by BLM • "No Gold Sales" Says Nevada Senator • Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions • State May Re-Examine Plans on Dredge Use Near Hope • Company Notes • Jim Butler's Political Career • Picks & Pans: Gold Recovery in Placer Mining Operations • Nevada Looks to Tourism to Fill Mining's Gap • PGMs in the United States • Miners Claim Victory in Fight That Began with Protest • U.S. Admits Botching Indian Funds Accounts • Gold Fever • Roads Protecting Grizzlies Reopen • Guanajuato Silver, Mexico • Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake • Dollar Must Slip for Gold to Rise • Looking Back • 1999 National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices