Placer vs. Lode Gold
May 2001 by Jim StraightFor centuries gold has been a symbol of wealth for both individuals and nations. Because of its chemical and physical resistance it has been widely sought after by early explorers whose only motive was to find new sources of gold.
A Note Regarding The 2023 Gold Summit
Judy Etherton wasn’t out to make headlines or break any barriers when she entered the mining industry more than 30 years ago.
It rained over four inches that night and the creek flooded both my backyard and my workshop. When I opened the door to my workshop Christmas morning, an unwelcome sight greeted me.
• "No small mining operation can afford this..."
• "The small arrastra still lives... "
• "...an effective defense against Green political efforts to lock the public off public lands."
Where to process high grade gold ore containing sulfides?
The following was excerpted from a published decision of Interior Department Office of Hearings and Appeals
For miners holding a mining claim, mill site or tunnel site on public lands, August 31, 1999 is the last day to meet the annual filing requirement and pay the $100 maintenance fee to the Bureau of Land Management.
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