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August 2011 by StaffAbout 10 years ago the Forest Service told a miner that he could not stay on his claim for more than 14 days in a row. I told the miner that he could stay as long as he wants, providing he was mining.
Georgetown CA: A Historically Rich Mother Lode Treasure
The interesting thing about the Mother Lode area is that we can pretty much find at least a little gold in any creek or river (and even in some of the many dry gulches).
The Robinson Mine—Big Things Happen Here
When I’m traveling through the West, I sometimes take detours that lead me to places that I never knew exist
Avino’s Durango Project
Mining has been a mainstay of the Durango economy for generations. It was mining, beginning with the discovery of what later became the Avino Mine in the sixteenth century by Juan de Tolosa of the Spanish Army, which formed the basis...
On the Road
Heading to the sierra for another adventure! On The Road Again..
Ask The Experts - Do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
Q: Does a claim holder of a claim that has been under constant, active status since 1932 have any rights that owners of newer claims do not have? In other words, do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
ECU Silver Mining Continues The Legacy
Mexico has a lengthy history of mining and one of the regions most associated with that activity is Durango State in the north-central part of the country.
Using Sucker Guns to Find Gold
...if you have a good, rich spot, hand-operated systems can produce some decent gold.
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GMV Minerals and Guyana Gold • Huge California Nugget A Hoax