Ask The Experts
September 2016 by Chris Ralph• Is there a standard contract for placer mining to use with a private property owner?
• Is the Spenceville Wildlife area open to prospecting?
Q: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
Ask The Experts - Is a detector any good at discriminating pyrite or chalcopyrite in ferrous-reject mode?
• How do I get mining claims appraised?
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