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April 2005 by StaffRe: "Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service" (March 2005)
Gold probably is one of the easiest things in the world to cheat an absentee owner out of. He would generally have no way of really knowing if a guy had found 3 nuggets or 30 nuggets on his claim.
Over the past few months we have noted a gradual increase in news relating to inflation—but during the past month this gradual increase has accelerated steadily and has now taken on the appearance of a virtual flood.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada" Series
Many prospectors thought that Nevada was all prospected out following all the rich discoveries of the 1860s and 1870s, and what was there to be found had already been found.
The time-honored objective in recovering gold from placers has always been to discover and recover gold from the detritus of both known and unknown lodes. The traditional method to recover gold from desert dry placers was to locate and work the enriched gravels known as the “pay streak.” This pay streak was usually found directly over false or true bedrock and within the upper few inches of the bedrock itself.
Coin and bullion dealers confirmed in mid-August that the US Mint was refusing orders from dealers.
The Bawl Mill • Progress Report on Washington State Small-Scale Regulations • Pediments • Bill to Allow Mining of Coeur d'Alene Basin • Dredging Below the Homestake • Looking Back • Picks & Pans: The Glory Hole • Enthusiastic Crowds at PDAC • Fraser Institute Survey Results Rank Best (and Worst) Mining Locales • Synclinal Oil • Small-Scale Prospecting & Mining (A Little History) • Higher Zinc Price Creates Opportunity • Government Appeals Miner Injury Case to Supreme Court • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver