Mining Law—A Short History
May 1999 by Jonathan DuHamelThe General Mining Law of 1872 is not antiquated, but its roots are ancient, stemming from Greek and Roman law, and continued in English and Spanish law. The recorded laws and practices of mining extend back nearly 3000 years.
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
Gold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
This article is about the Red Point Mine, which was a buried intervolcanic channel and a very rich one.
Gold nuggets come in all forms, but I never expected that dinosaur nuggets would too, and at a decent price.
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