The Bawl Mill
February 2007 by Staff• New Congress is off to a good start
• It’s all about connections...
• The numbers speak for themselves...
June 18, 1955 — August 3, 1999
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Tantalum is a refractory metal which is non-toxic, ductile; easily fabricated, has a high melting point, is highly resistant to corrosion and is a good conductor of heat and electricity. It has the unique ability to transmit an alternating current in only one direction.
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
Prospectors Beat Mining Claim Tax • In Pursuit of Gold and Silver in the Sierra Madres—Establishing a Mining Company in Mexico • Update On “Special Rock” Kicking • Michigan DEQ Gives Tentative OK to Nickel, Copper Mine • Saved Before the Tax Bell Tolled • The Petersville—Yentna Goldfields • Demand for Copper Boosts Zambian Mining • Doc Livingston • Bum Luck • San Manuel Mine Officially Closes With a Bang • Environmentalists Target Pebble Mine • Detecting in Australia's Pilbara Region • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back