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The Bawl Mill


  • Imitation is the sincerest form of...theft
  • SF hands out more needles than report cards

Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • Massive 660-page lands bill passed in the Senate

Ask The Experts - Any references on gold formation?


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Ask The Experts - Finalizing an agreement with a mining company


The Basics of Exploration Leases and Contracts—Part II


This is the point where you might ask, “What do these types of contracts typically look like and how are they negotiated?” Well, that is the topic of this month’s article.

Pumping Water With Solar Power


Solar energy can be used for any size placer or hard rock mining operation. It is most practical for small and longer-term operations provided your mine is not located in a dense forest.

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My Introduction To Gold Prospecting


At the end of the day, Jerry showed me how to clean out the sluice box and then how to pan out the concentrates. As we finished panning, there it was—a little tiny smile of gold...

PLP Update


We had discovered during previous trips that some of the staff members had difficulty comprehending the specific issues related to mining, so prior to heading back to DC, we laid out the reasons for our proposed legislation...

Resurrecting An Old Hard Rock Mine—Safety Is No Accident


Now it was time for the nerve-wracking part of the job: actually removing anything from the hanging wall we deemed to be in need of removal because it was either loose, could be loose, looked loose, or we felt it was just downright dangerous

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Mining Claims: Breaking All The Commandments


So, I took the plunge. I decided on the maximum I would pay for the claim, then placed my bid. A day later I received a congratulations e-mail that I was the high bidder, and oh, by the way, send us your money.

The Importance Of Mining Critical Minerals In The USA


Critical minerals are products that the government has designated as critical to our national interest because of both their potential military and industrial applications.

Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Gold Is Where You Find It


Saturday came and it looked to have the makings of a dreary, misty day. Undaunted, I loaded my truck with my sluice, buckets and gear, and headed for the claim.

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Charles P. Watson, Chief Geologist

Detecting for Gold: A Return to Familiar Ground


I probably swung over a few targets without noticing them. My first target came  about ten minutes later as I went over a part of the high bench in this wide section of the dry wash.

Melman on Gold & Silver


...controversy and animosity seem to be steadily increasing, quite possibly to the benefit of our precious metals as gold is now resting comfortably above $1,300—the highest level in more than two years as of mid-February.

Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices


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The Bawl Mill


  • He made quite a splash
  • Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
  • They say it’s “snot” a joke…

Ask The Experts - Do I need something other than a fire assay for PGMs?


Ask The Experts - This low-grade ore is not worth processing


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Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • Oregon miners petition US Supreme Court in Bohmker v. Oregon
  • Wheeler receives hearing as EPA administrator

Placer Gold Deposits of New Mexico


While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.

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