The Best Copper Town Anywhere
September 2005 by Associated PressIn the high desert hills more than 60 miles west of Prescott, Bagdad’s residents chat about the Wednesday golf league, the girls softball team and the new cafeteria over at the school.
I've received a few letters over the past year regarding assays and assayers. Most wanted to know how to tell the good ones from the bad. You'll find most of these questions answered by Ralph Pray in his article, "Fake Assays and Assayers," in this month's issue.
• Litterbugs bite business
• Marriage counseling needed?
• Congressman receives a new term...
It is a fact that many of the well-known placer districts of the Western US have small veins that contain sparse pockets of coarse gold as their source. This is the main reason why many rich placer districts have seen little or no hard rock mining...
"I will go to America and reap my fortune, and when I come back to this God-forsaken town, people will treat me with respect and take their hats off to me even if you don't believe what I am saying." His wife lowered her head. She had heard all of this before...
Boy, do we ever live interesting times! What other conclusion can we come to when the only real excitement on the whole scene is a kids' book and a TV series about a bunch of people acting in a manner to make the word "weird" seem respectable!
- November elections
- Anti-mining ballot initiative rejected in Montana
The Bawl Mill • From the Editor • Lode Gold in Honduras • Explosives Camp Lets Students Explore Booming Career Path • Tales of California Gold Discoveries 1st in a Series—Yankee Jim's • Picks & Pans: Perseverance Pays Off • Irish Gold • Drywashing and Detecting for Eluvial Placer Gold Research is the Key to Success—Part I • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices