The Bawl Mill
October 2006 by Staff• Who was that unmasked man?
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• Finally, a bill worth passing!
Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.
Q: I found a large quartz vein. I’m interested in mining this myself. Can you point me to a good book or other source on lode mining?
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The single most important question to be answered when evaluating a placer deposit is: “How much is it worth?” Accurate sampling of placer gravels is essential to obtain a reasonable estimate of the total gold values contained in the deposit.
Every year the Northwest Mining Association holds an industry trade show. Many vendors are on hand, and there are many presentations given. With thousands of folks in attendance it’s not hard to get a pulse on what is happening in the mining industry.
The state of Washington may have undiscovered oil and gas resources, especially since drilling to date has been clustered in just a few areas.
Prospectors east of the Mississippi have their share of gold bearing property to explore and prospect upon. There’s plenty of undiscovered gold on the bottoms of the creeks and rivers running through the eastern gold belt.
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