Ask The Experts—Compensation for closed mining claim?
November 2011 by Chris RalphQ: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
Q: Does a claim holder of a claim that has been under constant, active status since 1932 have any rights that owners of newer claims do not have? In other words, do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
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