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January 2011 by Dr. Ralph E. PraySuggestions for claim jumpers
• "...writing from Kuwait..."
• "...invaluable tools..."
• "Longtime prospector."
To put yourself in the best position you need to be doing all your assessment work properly and filing the necessary paperwork in a timely manner. Most prospectors don’t know a lot about the details of doing assessment work...
The crowbar can be a valuable mining tool. Crowbars come in all shapes and sizes. For moving large boulders and large chunks of bedrock, the longer 3½ footers work well. Then if you really get in trouble, there’s the long pry bar.
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• The anti-terrorism television
• Diverting federal funds...
• Finally! Your tax dollars truly at work for you
My hunch was that the gold is coming down the apron, falling off to both sides and into both gulches. I say that because the gold we found previously has the same characteristics and color across the entire area.
Like almost 200 other Silver Valley miners, Butch Dempsey used to work at the Sunshine Mine in Kellogg. But, along with dozens of the others, he now works for the Columbus, Montana-based Stillwater Mining Co., about 400 miles to the east...
At the close of the 19th Century, optimism was high that Wyoming would become an important source for copper much like the neighbor states of Colorado, Utah, and Montana. This dream was short-lived...
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