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November 2001 by Staff“Why is so much public land closed off to the recreational miner?”
The hair stood up on the back of my neck when I saw this, especially the nice patches of wash in the bottoms of the gullies, a sure sign of an auriferous source being nearby.
• Stinks like limburger
• Auditors get audited
• Will you be able to afford to retire?
• The $200,000 crow
As decade-high gold and silver prices spark a renewed interest in mining in the West, there are few mining education programs and fewer students earning mining engineering degrees due to two decades of decline in the US mining industry.
If you file for a waiver of any kind, except under the provisions of the Soldier's and Sailor's Relief Act, you must file either a notice of intent to hold or an affidavit of labor by the December 30th immediately following the September 1st waiver filing.
I love to see old-timer workings while I am out detecting for gold. For one thing, it assures me that gold came from there. Second, it tells me gold should almost certainly still be there.
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