Ask The Experts - Who owns this historic mill and how do I handle possible mercury contamination?
May 2019 by Chris Ralph
Looking for help on unproven claim
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
Q: The Arizona BLM state office has started sending out registered letters to association placer claim holders...
Q: I was wondering how such a device could locate a rich gold vein in quartz, for example, since a metal like gold is non-magnetic.
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
Q: Does a claim holder of a claim that has been under constant, active status since 1932 have any rights that owners of newer claims do not have? In other words, do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
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