Ask The Experts—What is a "closed" claim?
March 2011 by Chris RalphQ: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
I will have to admit, I actually was brought to tears just thinking about what I had just done. I knew the gold was there, but I never thought I would be so fortunate to find such a prize nugget.
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
by Mella Rothwell Harmon
Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts
"This was Nevada"
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
This will provide the opportunity to meet with many of the members of Congress in a more informal setting at several meetings, luncheons and dinners. And we have been offered the chance to meet with President Trump’s staff.
The Purple Heart license plates on Oliver Gregerson’s car inspire respect from everyone, except employees of the federal government. Oliver Gregerson says he has indisputable videotape evidence that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is guilty of criminal conspiracy and fraud, and he is taking them to federal court to prove it.
The Bawl Mill • So You Want To Be A Full-Time Prospector? • Ask The Experts—Do I still have rights to this mining claim? • Eastern Arizona: Gold and Base Metal Deposits Part II • Rediscovering Placerville, California Part II • Prospecting With The Help of Fluvial Geomorphology • Oregon Anti-Dredging Bill • Mud Men: Pocket Miners of Southwest Oregon Part II • The Gold of Plumas de Oro • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices