Open Letter to the BLM
May 1999 by Guest Writerfrom H. Mason Coggin, PE & LS
The only thing that saved me was talking to a local miner who gave me a “heads up” that private individuals owned all the mineral rights in that section.
The Nevada Senate introduced SB108 in 2009 to prohibit PVC piping utilized by miners to stake mining claims.
There are many other locations in the area where gold has been found, but Woods Creek is the most famous of the creeks and gulches in the area where the 49ers searched for that elusive yellow metal.
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
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