The Bawl Mill
February 2008 by Staff• The third time is a charm
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Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson, who lost up to $7 million in a failed diamond-mining venture in the former Zaire earlier this decade, is involved in a gold mine project in another African country.
Geologists have long realized that the vast majority of gold in typical quartz veins is in the tiny, dust-size range, a lot smaller than the gold nuggets found by placer miners. This is common worldwide in many, many gold districts.
A gold prospector in central Victoria, Australia stumbled across an 87-ounce gold nugget in early February 2015, after his wife told him to head outside to get some air. He had given up smoking a few weeks prior and was getting a bit “grumpy,” she told him.
We’ll call this prospector “Bill.” Bill found the nuggets pictured in a gully in Victoria’s Golden Triangle, where everyone had been detecting for more than twenty-five years. Many good nuggets were found in this gully over the years, and whenever...
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