The Bawl Mill
December 2005 by Sandra Chereb• An idea that is overdue...
• Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.
Q: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
...if you are out prospecting and find something that looks very much like a nugget but has an odd greenish-gray cast to it, don’t be too quick to simply toss it aside as junk.
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