Researching and Staking Mining Claims—Part II
January 2007 by Chris RalphWith the differences between placer and lode claims, some prospectors will wonder if it is legal to file a new claim over an old one where the old claim is a lode and they are interested in the placer deposits on that claim.
Even more prospectors arrived on Saturday morning, and drywashers and detectors were in use for much of the day...
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.
Soaring prices for copper and molybdenum are producing record profits for mining companies and new jobs in some Arizona towns.
David N. Skillings, Jr
... officials with BLM have been impressed by MMAC’s professional approach and consistency.
The bright yellow nugget caught my eye as I pulled the astroturf down the sluice box into the large plastic tub. I grabbed it from the mat, pretty much in shock because of its size.
“It is with great sadness that after more than 30 years in business in Pasedena, Cal-Gold will close its doors,”
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