Researching and Staking Mining Claims
December 2006 by Chris Ralph
One of the greatest opportunities still available to Americans is the opportunity to stake and own your own mining claim. Much of the Western US consists of lands that are open to claim by any US citizen...
• Interior appropriations
• New bull trout plan released
• Comments needed
I thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at the basics of this important mineral separation technique and how a miner can use it to recover the values out of an ore.
Why couldn’t we take some cold river water, pass it through some cooling coils and cool the air in the mine? This thought came to me one Sunday afternoon while fishing, knee deep, in the cold Coeur d’Alene River just west of Kellogg, Idaho.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
During discussions with other property rights advocates and members of the current administration, Karen Budd-Falen’s name was mentioned many times as a possible director for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
The Washington Department of Ecology recently issued a revised environmental study of a proposed Okanogan County gold mine. The study is an amendment to one done in 1997 for the proposed Crown Jewel open pit mine on Buckhorn Mountain near Chesaw.
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