Progress Report on Washington State Small-Scale Regulations
April 2005 by Scott HarnWashington State has some of the most far-reaching, restrictive and overzealous regulations in the United States regarding small-scale prospecting and mining. Take one look at the “Gold and Fish” book, which lays out regulations for...
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What today appears to be a “road to nowhere” was once a road to somewhere. At today’s precious metal prices that somewhere can be of great importance to you.
These are entry-level machines designed with gold prospecting in mind and with the ability to handle mineralized ground and see nuggets of a grain or so in size, perhaps smaller.
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
One hundred and seven years ago the world’s first electric-powered bucket line dredge started to work in Montana. This summer, Montana likely saw its first solar-powered Denver Gold Saver put to work.
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