Ask the Experts
June 2014 by Chris Ralph• Gold in West Virginia?
• When geologists and old-timers have conflicting views.
Q: I am in the process of filing an appeal with my lawyer, but am seeking more “expert” advice in the arenas of “mining claims” and BLM jurisdiction.
Q: If a high banker is outfitted with a suction hose, is it considered a dredge in CA even if it is sitting on the ground? Also, how do I find the best places to sell raw gold (flour, pickers, nuggets, gold in quartz, etc.)?
Bad advice from Fish & Game
Dust and dry washing
Breaking cemented gravels
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