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January 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 5)

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January 2015 (Vol. 84, No. 5) The Bawl Mill • Leg Update: Some positives in spending bill; Judge puts brakes on EPA in Alaska; Judge to rule in favor of suction gold dredgers • Ask The Experts • Return to Chicken, Alaska • How to Field Evaluate A Placer Property • The Pothole Patch • All About Pyrite • Diamond Prospecting in Indiana • Significant Progress for California Suction Gold Dredgers • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? - Conclusion • The Ely Copper-Gold District of Nevada • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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December 2014 (Vol. 84, No. 4) The Bawl Mill • Legislative Update: Court says ESA does not apply in some cases; Comments needed for proposed critical habitat in several Western states; EPA still trying to rewrite the Clean Water Act; Enough already!; Now is the time to act • Ask The Experts • Uncovering the Find of a Lifetime • Suction Dredging Battle Escalates • Guinea Africa: Gold, Ebola, and a Monkey Barbeque (Conclusion) • Finding Gold in Tailing Piles • Hundreds Rally in Support of PLP Octoberfest Fundraiser • Small-Scale Processing of Hard Rock Ores • 2014 Index - Annual Tables of Content • Why Did This Silver Mine Close Pt III • Get the Lead Out! • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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November 2014 (Vol. 84, No. 3) Bawl Mill • Leg Update: Big win by a California suction gold dredger; Administration locks up another popular gold mining area; BLM creates de facto wilderness without Congressional approval • What Can I Do to Save My Mining Rights? • Gemstones to Die For • The Dredge Report • Guinea Africa: Gold, Ebola, and a Monkey Barbecue • Geobotony: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits • The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold • Why Did This Silver Mine Close Pt II • A Golden Summer • California and US National Panning Championships • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes • Mineral & Metal Prices
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