The Bawl Mill
May 2007 by Staff• Trash full of cash
• Auditors audit the auditors
• I smell bacon
One of the greatest opportunities still available to Americans is the opportunity to stake and own your own mining claim. Much of the Western US consists of lands that are open to claim by any US citizen...
The Tyndall Mining District of Santa Cruz County contains the oldest mines in the state of Arizona. Described as the most celebrated mineral region in North America, its ancient mines have produced a phenomenal amount of rich masses of pure native silver and ore prior to the arrival of the early Spaniards extending into the present century.
Heading north along Highway 49 into the central Mother Lode, the first old mining town in Calaveras County was Melones, located along the banks of the Stanislaus River. The town was named for the unique coarse gold flakes found in the gravels that resembled melon seeds, hence the name that came from the Mexican miners.
In the August 2000 issue of the Journal, the story of the "Quartszite Area" was most informative and accurate.
The BLM's Juneau Mineral Information Center has released a full-color 18x24 poster that highlights minerals from across Alaska.
• IRS—Inept Resource Specialists
• A drought of common sense
• Thanks for your service, now please hold...
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
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