The Bawl Mill
August 2005 by Staff• House makes another withdrawl from your account
• Pot calling the kettle...
• A meal worth supersizing
It has been claimed that the introduction of excess air to the assay furnace during sample fusion can materially increase the gold yield. Testimony by expert witnesses for the defense in recent federal hearings dealing with the dependability of the gold fire assay includes data purported to show this.
In the August 2000 issue of the Journal, the story of the "Quartszite Area" was most informative and accurate.
After washing the top sixty to ninety feet of gravel, the old- timers hit the bedrock. The bedrock paid one-eighth to one-half of an ounce to the square foot…
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The Valley of Fires lava flow outside Carrizozo is older than previously thought. In geologic terms, the central New Mexico volcanic feature is still a youngster at 5,000 years old. But that's considerably older than the 1,000-year-old tag scientists once placed on it...
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