The Bawl Mill
March 2009 by Staff• Regulations add fuel to the fire...
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• By the numbers...
If you have a bad case of gold fever like me, then it’s nice to know that you can get some of that pretty yellow metal almost any time of the year, wet or dry.
I’m often asked, "What is the single most important skill to be successful at metal detecting?"
We just completed a trip to another river, and yes, there was definite movement and redistribution of gravels, and other prospectors have seen this as well.
The good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
The 250 mile long Colorado Mineral Belt cuts diagonally across central and southwestern Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...
Gold was first discovered in New Zealand during the early 1840s, but it was only when prospectors located rich alluvial deposits of easily won gold in the South Island in 1861 that the country experienced its first true gold rush.
In an old mine that does not have stopes, you know the old miners did not take much if any ore out of that excavation. On the other hand, if you see large stopes within the mine you know that it is these places where the miners found profitable ore deposits within the vein.
Ask The Experts—What Should I Do Next With This Quartz Vein? • East Coast Dredger Heads West—Part III • Prospecting for Commercial-Scale Gold Deposits • Hawthorne's Golden Outlook • The Red Point Mine • Over The Divide—Chuck Cox, 1943-2009 • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices • Beach Mining Returns to Washington State