Legislative and Regulatory Update
April 2010 by Scott Harn• Setback in California suction dredging fight
• Appeals court hears arguments on forest roads rule
• States push back on firearms
So you think you have an ore deposit? The work has been long and hard, but there are a few drill holes, lots of samples and assays. The data is in a reliable computer and there may be a mine at the end of the tunnel. What is the likelihood of a profitable operation? Can you raise capital for development or exploration?
Arkansas has an area of over 53,000 square miles, with a population of over 2.3 million. Natural vegetation consists of hardwood forests where not cleared for agriculture or urbanization.
During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
• From makers to takers
• Ministry of Mother Earth
• Where not to invest
My first personal experience with placer diamonds was on a gold prospecting trip in Indiana about 8 years ago, when a fellow prospector was cleaning his gold concentrates.
The Bawl Mill • Using A Trommel For Placer Processing • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - Part II • Gold in Alaska - Part II • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part I • Gold Prospecting Is For Ladies, Too • Sage-Grouse Won't Get ESA Listing For Now • How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector • Oregon County Tries to Interfere With Lawful Mining Operation • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices