Ask The Experts - Is there a Forest Service camping limit for mining claims?
April 2019 by Scott Harn
• Is there a standard contract for placer mining to use with a private property owner?
Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of hand crank vs. battery power vs. blower? And your preference?
How do I set up a small placer operation?
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.
Is this a valid claim?
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