How to Complete Assessment Work and Claim Maintenance
July 2009 by Chris RalphWhile this is a very general definition, your assessment work must be something that tends to disclose or develop the valuable minerals present on the claim. It must be useful and productive for your claim.
While sitting there, I wondered if I should go over the hole again. I did and got a louder signal that turned out being about another twelve inches deep.
It was the middle of winter and the valley was covered in snow, making prospecting a matter of sinking shafts in the ground.
Interestingly enough, when I first started to think about writing this article I was listening in on a conversation my wife was having with our nine-year-old twin boys. Just to add some clarification to the subject, I spend a large proportion of my time out in the...
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Even as late as 1906, Delamar was second only to Tonopah and Goldfield in production outshining many better known areas. Since the first discoveries, more than 700,000 ounces of gold have been produced from the mines here.
A 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.
The World Gold Council has launched a major Fall advertising campaign designed to capture the attention of American fashion and jewelry conscious women.
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