Ask the Experts—Looking up mining claims on the Internet
December 2011 by Chris RalphQ: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
Q: ...A number of scientific studies have been done that concluded our level of dredging is “not” harmful to fish or habitat. I suggest that the Mining Journal list some of these specific studies with brief summaries and conclusions.
• Can you explain a jig, Ainlay bowl, hammer mill?
Q: ...It’s a 2,000-acre property that was mined 100 years ago, still has the old workings, tailings, etc. I am looking to recover gold from the old waste/tailings... plus possibly strip mine some of it. What are my options?
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
Why are there no maps of the so-called mining districts?
Can the public take minerals from a mining claim?
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