The Bawl Mill
September 2005 by Staff• Excerpts from past issues
Q: Are there any back articles that address the things you need to look for and the questions to ask before investing in a gold mine and other resources that you may know?
A gold prospector in central Victoria, Australia stumbled across an 87-ounce gold nugget in early February 2015, after his wife told him to head outside to get some air. He had given up smoking a few weeks prior and was getting a bit “grumpy,” she told him.
Many gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
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After a long winter, gold flakes swirling around in black sand at the bottom of my pan was a welcome sight.
While digging a well six years ago, the owner of a backwoods camp near the Michigan-Wisconsin line cut into sparkling rock. He showed a sample to a geologist friend, who realized it was laced with zinc.
The signs of copper, which the prospector most commonly sees in the field in outcrops and on the surface, are secondary minerals caused by the action of air and water on the original copper-bearing sulfides that were deposited deep...
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