Gold in the South Pass Greenstone Belt, Wyoming
July 2009 by W. Dan HauselTo many geologists and prospectors, “greenstone belts” are synonymous with “gold belts” since they provide excellent places to search for gold.
Placer vs. Lode Gold
For centuries gold has been a symbol of wealth for both individuals and nations. Because of its chemical and physical resistance it has been widely sought after by early explorers whose only motive was to find new sources of gold.
Writing It All Off After The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
While many prospecting or mining operations don’t have sufficient profits to benefit from accelerated write-offs or even the full 100% “bonus” depreciation write-off, other options can be equally rewarding.
Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Mining Claims—What to Know Before You File
During the initial assessment year (the year of location), the claim maintenance fee must be paid at the time the notice of location is filed with the Bureau of Land Management. Failure to pay the claim maintenance fee will void the claim.
The Bawl Mill
• War games...
• Big hermano is watching...
The Bawl Mill • The Suction Gold Dredging Fight Continues in California • Chinese Buy Out Australian Miners • Using a Winch to Work Smarter, Not Harder • The Forgotten Specimen—Part II • Germany Developing Gold Vending Machine • How to Complete Assessment Work and Claim Maintenance • More Tennessee Gold • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Melman on Gold & Silver