The Bawl Mill
May 2010 by Staff• Fed up with the feds
Tasmania (The Apple Isle) is a large, heart-shaped island off the southeast coast of Australia. Open farmlands and forests are found on the north and east coasts tending to more rugged terrain on the west and south coasts. Good roads service the entire island except the southwest corner.
Rod Griffin and I have spent most of our free time looking for the hard-to-find diamonds, and have found ourselves involved with wildlife, obstacles, bad roads, streams, bogs, bulls—you name it.
There are loads of new gold prospectors attracted by the current high prices, and so I thought it might be a great time to take a look at what makes some prospectors so much more successful than others.
One of our favorite lines can be attributed to former New York Yankee great Yogi Berra when he declared, “It’s deja vu all over again!” Well, during the past month, that seems to be the case as headline after headline has been recurring with amazing frequency.
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • American Manganese • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices