The Bawl Mill
March 2006 by Staff• Why rent when you can own?
• County taxed by tax error
• Military policy wins out over common sense
Q: I live in SW Oregon, Gold Beach... I am getting small gold from this paleoplacer. Where would the most gold tend to be, in the sediment holding the pebbles together or in certain...rocks such as quartz breccia in the conglomerate?
As the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s gathered momentum, hopeful prospectors rushed from all parts of the globe, not least among these were the ubiquitous Chinese.
Q: If a high banker is outfitted with a suction hose, is it considered a dredge in CA even if it is sitting on the ground? Also, how do I find the best places to sell raw gold (flour, pickers, nuggets, gold in quartz, etc.)?
...a presentation of these important trends—which coincidentally have dominated the recent news—and my resultant predictions for 2016 and beyond, will make up the majority of this column.
...even the best prospectors have times when they do not find gold. It is all about taking chances against tough odds and succeeding.
Due to the high demand for well paying jobs in the mining sector, and a robust mining industry in need of qualified workers, we’ve added an “Employment” section to our Mine Market (Classifieds) effective immediately.
A Word from the Editor • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part III Understanding Plate Tectonics, Volcanism and Mountain Building • The Fortymile Goldfields • The Rocks that Burn—Part II Is Oil Shale the Answer? • Record Interest at Recent Mining Conventions • Common Operations—Small-Scale Mining and Sharing the "Take" • Trout Thriving In Treated Mine Water • Company Notes • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices