Ask The Experts: Should I remove someone else’s claim post from my claim?
October 2016 by Chris Ralph
Q: Can and should you remove their poles and notice right then and there or should you wait until you have convinced them of their trespass?
Many specimens have a small amount of gold and are not pretty to look at. There is a nifty way to give them a makeover and make them much prettier than they were when you found them.
At one time or another, many miners will look seriously at purchasing a mining claim...Usually it’s a significant financial commitment, so how do you know if you are getting a good deal?
Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
Ore testing and other advice for starting up a mining operation.
Once you have determined that the land is locatable, the next step in the claim research process is to determine if the land has already been claimed by a previous locator.
The first step in my recovery process after milling the ore to the desired size is to table it. On this particular ore, I get good results milling it to minus 100 mesh.
This explains the large difference in particle sizes between placers and hydrothermal lode deposits, but also means that while the mining may be similar in some cases, the sampling and recovery techniques are usually quite different.
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