Nevada Claim Holders Form Coalition
October 2010 by Chris RalphUnlike producing mines, exploration companies and claim holders owning non-producing claims are not reaping a windfall of increased profits from the recent high prices for precious metals and other raw materials.
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Not everyone would admit to digging through old outhouse pits, but George Piasecki says it's all part of the game for a bottle collector.
West coast prospectors and dredgers gathered for an informal meeting following the Washington Prospectors Mining Association tradeshow in late February to discuss common problems and solutions inherent to the group.
In 1983, some of the ore yielded more than 2,500 ounces of gold within 30 feet of the surface. The shoot pinched to a narrow vein.
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• It all flows downstream...
• Promises, promises...
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
Since 1986, I have spent the summer months camped out on a river, looking for gold. The summer of 2000 was no exception.
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