Lode Gold in Honduras
September 2005 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDHonduras, about the size of Ohio, is one of the “banana republics” in Central America. The central part of the nation is mountainous, with peaks reaching 9,000 feet.
I’d like to offer some practical comments about staking and maintaining mining claims. Owning your own claim is the dream of many prospectors. I’ve made good money off my mining claims, both from the minerals I have found on them as well as from leasing out some of my claims to larger mining and exploration companies.
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“They’re taking it to the grave with them.” These words came from my Canadian mining partner when we discussed what he had learned from an elderly gentleman in a nursing home. While that particular visit was not very successful, we had a number of others that worked out far better.
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
If the uranium industry stages a comeback, it will not likely be a mad rush like it was in the 1950s. Except for non-radioactive uranium, most surface and near-surface deposits have been found.
One last subject is the performance of gold and silver themselves—which has been positive for more than two months—and to explain the reasoning behind these rallies.
If you're really serious about finding gold, you must commit yourself to the search. The odds are against success if you depend upon luck.
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