Drywashing Rules Clarified
May 2002 by StaffCarson Culp, Assistant Director of Minerals, Realty and Resource Protection for BLM, sent out an internal memorandum to all state BLM directors to clarify rules pertaining to gas-powered drywashers.
"This is just the tip of the iceberg," Hill said. "It's going to take 200 years to dig it all out."
Within the arid desert regions of the American Southwest and Western Australia, drywashers have proven to be a simple and inexpensive method for concentrating placer gold. Drywashers are not limited to desert operations...
“...where does the NFS get the authority and power to restrict access...”
There may be as many crooked gold assayers in the Southwestern U.S. as there are self-employed honest ones. Right now it looks that way. What can be done to stop the crooks? Why do the scams continue? How can you tell the difference between the good guys and the half-assayers? Who are the crooked ones? Where are they?
The story began in a southern Arizona mountain range...
Gold chains, silver coins and bars of solid gold glittered in the tropical sun as the family of famed treasure hunter Mel Fisher showed off another significant find from a sunken Spanish galleon.
Every so often, deadlines are a real pain in the neck! That is truly the case this month as we must complete these musings prior to the Vice Presidential debates as well as the last two Obama-Romney encounters.
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