Ask The Experts
June 2015 by Chris RalphIf it's gold, how should I clean it?
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
Q: How do you amend a placer claim?
Which comes first, claim filing or staking?
How do I set up a small placer operation?
Q: How can I locate good places to prospect and meet like-minded individuals at the same time?
• Can you please shed some light on the material I collected...?
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