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February 2015 by Chris Ralph• How to find info on a particular mining claim
• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
• Homestake Mining Company
• Placer Dome Inc.
• AZCO Mining Inc.
• Guyana Diamond Corp.
• Canadian Mining Company, Ltd.
• Hecla Mining Company
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• How do I clean up gold encrusted with iron-sulfides?
Some claim they can smell gold. This may be, but when I take a whiff of gold, I smell dirt, rotten eggs, garlic or just nothing: my nose is everything but sensitive.
My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
With the recent surge of interest in gold projects, it’s about time to revisit a subject that strikes fear into the hearts of small-scale miners: Permits.
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