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?
In twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
The Rattlesnake Hills (RSH) in central Wyoming had been overlooked for gold, even though it had all of the earmarks of being a major gold district.
• Senate moves on ESA reform
• Suit challenges patenting
• Canyon takes its case to the Supreme Court
Everyone has a bucket list, and one of my items has always been to dredge and dive in a major river, Oregon’s Rogue, with the opportunity to find some chunky gold.
I used to hunt and fish all the time. Since discovering nugget-shooting three years ago, I haven't wet a hook or even looked at a hunting proclamation.
It is my belief that these trends toward rising budgetary and trade deficits, escalating monetary creation and interest rates that are being held at artificially low levels will continue and I believe that further US Dollar weakness has now been built into the system.
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