Nova Scotia Shows It's Serious About Jobs & Mining
July 2012 by Scott HarnSaying that the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia supports mining and the jobs that mining creates would be an understatement.
In an untamed and lonely part of Wyoming’s high desert sits a deposit of gold so large, and so vast, that even today its volume remains a mystery. With an aerial extent of over 10 square miles and a depth of nearly 7,000 feet...
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
The amount of gold in the traces from the low-grade scattered veinlets may be much more than the traces from the small but rich pocket, at least until the pocket hunter closes in on the rich pocket. Further confusion arises if the prospector stumbles across a placer deposit on one of the higher peaks.
There are clubs with claims in the area and there’s a section of the river open to the public, but the rest of the area is claimed up so do your research first.
Every prospector and claim holder should be aware of the court decision USA v. Shumway (96-16480) from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals filed December 28, 1999.
It was the middle of winter and the valley was covered in snow, making prospecting a matter of sinking shafts in the ground.
Hardrock mining in the US has been hit by a tragic streak of mining accidents in recent months.
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