Ask the Experts — What are Washington state prospecting regulations?
March 2007 by StaffQ: I moved to Washington State in September of 2006. After recently downloading the Washington Gold and Fish Regulations, I was stunned to learn that it will be nearly impossible to prospect or work a located claim in the state of Washington…
• Cell phone tax is un-appealing
• Awkwardly dressed
• Would Mother approve?
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
The only thing that saved me was talking to a local miner who gave me a “heads up” that private individuals owned all the mineral rights in that section.
Out of the blue Archie mentioned, "I was dusted." My dad misunderstood and thought Archie had developed silicosis, then known and feared as "miners lung."
Q: I believe I have found a deposit that contains iridium. What can you tell me about iridium? Are there any tests I can do in the field to confirm it is iridium? How much is iridium worth? Where can I get it assayed? Can I refine it myself?
A crater in an undersea volcano off Japan may contain the world's largest gold nugget ever found...
- He made quite a splash
- Even the Pony Express was faster than this!
- They say it’s “snot” a joke…
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