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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.
Q: Tantalite in an African nation -- is it worth pursuing?
Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.
In order to give the reader a better appreciation of some alternative valuable minerals that can be found by the average prospector, we visited Bob Thompson’s Opal Mountain Mine located in Spencer, Idaho.
The Sons of Gwalia mine is situated in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. It was found by a group of Welsh prospectors in 1896. Gwalia simply means Wales; hence, it was Sons of Gwalia who found the mine.
This concept of detecting does not always work as we sometimes get a week or so where the temperatures rise to 116°—sometimes more.
Copper is one of the metals that form the backbone of our modern civilization. Copper is an essential part of every computer, cell phone, automobile and household appliance.
The gold is all for sale. Just one tiny coin alone could go for $1 million because of its combination of rarity and the history behind it...
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