Explorers to Salvage Gold-Laden Ship
November 2002 by Associated PressA salvage company struck a 20-year deal with Britain to search for riches in the sunken warship HMS Sussex, which went down in 1694, laden with gold and silver.
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
Hennis claims that months later and without his permission, the EPA built a $2.3 million water treatment facility on the property and the agency continues treating water and storing waste there.
…if you are game for digging in and learning more about the intricate details of how gold deposits form, then let’s jump right in.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
Filing claims is actually quite easy, though there are a number of pitfalls that you should watch out for. Over the years, I have made just about every mistake you can with a mining claim, and have learned a few things to watch out for along the way.
Q: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
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