The Bawl Mill
July 2018 by Staff
• Drug smuggling tunnels filled with environmental delays and red tape
• Did we make the list?
• A whopper of an error
Jury: Gov't Rightfully Seized 1933 Gold Coins
The verdict capped an unusual civil case that combined history, coin collecting and whether the $20 “double eagles” ever legally left the US Mint.
Canadian Arrow Tries Different Approach
Timmins, Ontario, is a fascinating city for miners to observe. During periods of strong mining activity, Timmins prospers, home values rise, retail activity increases, vacant office spaces fill up and so forth. However, during periods of...
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• ESA reform, finally
• BLM finalizes another fee hike
The Art of Finding Coarse Gold Part II—Pocket Hunting for Residual Placers
It is a fact that many of the well-known placer districts of the Western US have small veins that contain sparse pockets of coarse gold as their source. This is the main reason why many rich placer districts have seen little or no hard rock mining...
Mud Men: Pocket Miners of Southwest Oregon—Part I
Rocks and minerals associated with clay seam gold deposits in southern Oregon are often in sedimentary rock units at least partially metamorphosed into argillite. They are also associated with mafic volcanic rocks, basalts and gabbro that...
A Modern Gold Rush In Sudan
A couple of months ago, folks on the US and Aussie online gold forums started noticing that GP4500 detectors (Minelab’s top of the line gold unit) were selling used for prices significantly more than they cost new!
Melman on Gold & Silver
Budgetary deficits can be reversed by a combination of only two factors; increasing revenues and decreasing expenditures, and we would prefer a combination of both factors occurring simultaneously. Unfortunately, it appears to us that President Obama failed to respond to such simple considerations.
Ask The Experts - How were those gold concentrate bricks made? • Ask The Experts - What should I know about prospecting for titanium? • Mining Pegmatite Deposits • Legislative and Regulatory Update • SS Central America Gives Up Millions in Gold Rush Era Gold • Falcon Fanatic: Journey of a Novice Detectorist • Las Médulas—The Gem of the Roman Gold Mines • Critical Minerals: Titanium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
PLP Update: Back to The 'Swamp' on Behalf of Small Miners