Miners Discuss Struggles at NWMA
January 2009 by Martin GriffithRobert Comer, regional solicitor for the Interior Department based in Denver, said there will be renewed interest in a 1999 legal opinion that gave the Interior Department the right to veto any mining proposal that causes substantial environmental harm.
• Pure Gold Minerals Inc.
• International Freegold Mineral Development Inc.
• Hope Bay Gold Corp. Inc.
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
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In some ways, silver is the forgotten precious metal because it straddles both the world of precious metals and jewelry, while having many important industrial applications like a base metal. The price of silver reflects both the precious metal investment demand as well as the industrial demand.
Filing claims is actually quite easy, though there are a number of pitfalls that you should watch out for. Over the years, I have made just about every mistake you can with a mining claim, and have learned a few things to watch out for along the way.
Often the gold being recovered by drywashing is too fine to be recovered by metal detecting. For every “detectable” nugget found, there could be hundreds of smaller flakes of non-detectable size. Thus, for those that “read the ground,” and snipe for areas of favorable placer concentration, drywashing will continue to be both an inexpensive...
Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.
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