Ask the Experts - proper mining claim procedures
April 2013 by Chris RalphQ: Can you offer any information on proper mining claim procedures?
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Last month, one of our readers requested an article regarding the possible use of Google Earth for prospecting research. It was a good idea, so here it is.
Once you get down to the black sands or a few tablespoons of material, the technique changes dramatically.
I frequently get asked, "What should I look for when I am out prospecting that will tell me there are good amounts of gold present in the ground?"
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
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