BLM Increases Location & Maintenance Fees
August 2009 by Scott HarnThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has increased mining claim location fees and maintenance fees in a final rule published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2009.
Gold discoveries in the Montana territories sparked a frantic stampede to these bonanza destinations in the early 1860s. Hughes Creek is located in Ravalli County, which is located in western Montana, and the gold here is...
Mike and Machael dug in just downriver of that boulder pile and right away found good color and a few small pickers.
It was "standing room only" as a crowd of approximately 50 interested miners attended a meeting hosted by the Powers Ranger District and Forest Service personnel from the Siskiyou National Forest.
There were iron stains all over and even a few places where I could see iron trash sticking out of the bedrock. These would be ideal spots to start with as the gold travels with the iron and lead.
To many geologists and prospectors, “greenstone belts” are synonymous with “gold belts” since they provide excellent places to search for gold.
Q: What I would like to know is how to confirm if it is magnesite and the quality.
The seven geologic indicators... are important concepts for prospectors to focus on when searching for gold pockets.
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