Ask The Experts - Do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
September 2011 by Chris RalphQ: 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?
How do I extract my gold from this ore?
While there is no metal detector that will see only gold, there is a device that can reliably distinguish gold from lead, copper, iron or other metals. It is an X-Ray fluorescence tester, sometimes called an XRF gun.
Heading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
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