Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Paperwork Guy—A Cautionary Tale

I recently grew complacent, and it caused me to make a mistake that resulted in the loss of a mining claim. It brought my mining plans for the summer to a complete halt.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

The Underground Mining Adventure Continues


Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.

East-Coast Nugget Shooting Myths, Challenges And Tricks


How Far Has That Gold Traveled?


Let’s examine why your placer gold looks the way it does and what you can tell about its journey based upon its appearance.

Large Gold Deposit Types


It is not necessary to have a PhD in geology, but you need to know the basics, so that’s what I am going to try to dig into here—the understandable basics of these gigantic gold deposits.

Breaking Rock the Old School Way


Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.

Recovering Fine Gold with Oleophilic Adhesion


Oleophilic means "affinity to or attracted to oils," and this includes gold an diamonds.

Piles of Gold


These gritty clay lines were only a quarter of an inch up to three inches wide. Once the line had been laid out, they would look at the wall of gritty clay material and seek more indicators.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts - processing plants that can extract rare earth metals   • Ask the Experts - what does MDB&M stand for?   • Ask the Experts - proper mining claim procedures   • The Hughes Creek Placers, Montana   • Benefits of a Detecting Partner   • Excavator Testing Wet Placer Ground   • Hard Rock Milling: A Matter of Scale   • ICMJ Online Forum Now Available   • Detecting For Gold—Are You Up For It?   • A Trip Down the Yukon River   • Selenium, Mercury and Suction Dredging—Studies Contradict CA State Water Resources Board   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue