January 2000 by StaffExcerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Let’s take a look at these important property aspects individually, because they all affect the value of a property and how much mining companies might or might not be interested acquiring it.
When everything is still dry, one of my favorite methods of prospecting is using a straw to blow out small cracks and crevices that dot the exposed bedrock along a stream.
We found a fairly large boulder nestled in the shoreline close to the campsite within a well-known gold drop zone. I thought that it possibly was laying on bedrock, and could very likely hide some gold. We were going to move it and have a look.
• Skeletons in the closet
• Stop horsing around!
• Know your veggies!
I’ve been in enough mines to know better, and I mentally kicked myself several times. That was a close call…
Is this a valid claim?
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