Buying or Investing in Mineral Properties
February 2004 by Lawrence DeeMineral properties are constantly being offered through Realtors, magazine ads, and the Internet. They always sound as if they abound in mineral values, but how can you determine if they are really worth the asking price or if they have any value at all?
Any detector specifically designed to respond to small gold will do. The best ones are the lightest ones with the smallest coils.
The verdict capped an unusual civil case that combined history, coin collecting and whether the $20 “double eagles” ever legally left the US Mint.
A court ruled that a taxi driver and amateur prospector who unearthed a 14.5-pound (6.6-kg) gold nugget on someone else's land is allowed to keep it.
Wyoming is an excellent place for prospectors, rock hounds, and companies to search for a variety of mineral resources.
It starts out innocently enough…
• Washington State copies California's wayward regulations
• Reopening closed areas
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • The Joy of Prospecting • Company Notes • Picks & Pans: Rattlesnakes in a Gold Camp • Old-Time Mining Geology Books • Ask the Experts: Recommended Reading—Part I • The Tangential Impulse Water Wheel in California Gold Mining History—Part I • Consider Adding Gold to Your Portfolio • US Files Charges Against Gold Refiner • Gold in Australia • Gold in Rotten Rock • Restoring the Rule of Law to US Mining • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices