Ask The Experts: How many claims can I file in Arizona?
May 2017 by Chris Ralph
Q: I plan to be filing as the sole owner of the claim. How many claims can I file for and what would be the size of claim(s)?
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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.
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?
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
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