Ask the Experts
October 2012 by Chris RalphHow does one determine who owns a mining claim?
Treating ore with a plasma torch or shock waves?
• Reopening closed areas
Hydraulic remnants or just lose material?
• Is the Spenceville Wildlife area open to prospecting?
Q: How can I locate good places to prospect and meet like-minded individuals at the same time?
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