Millsite Opinion Overturned!
November 2003 by StaffInterior Secretary Gale Norton approved the reversal of controversial millsite restrictions that were put in place by the Clinton administration.
Geologists have long realized that the vast majority of gold in typical quartz veins is in the tiny, dust-size range, a lot smaller than the gold nuggets found by placer miners. This is common worldwide in many, many gold districts.
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• Preble’s mouse resurrected
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If you need more proof that having an organized Mining District can help you, look no further than the recently proposed Methow Headwaters Withdrawal in north-central Washington State.
How does one determine who owns a mining claim?
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