Special Editorial: Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Believes They Have the Evidence
January 2001 by Guest WriterThe Legislative Update and Company Notes columns were pulled this issue to make room for this important, breaking news.
I love it when I am in the middle of a high trash area and all the ferrous bars go away, the screen number goes to a three or an eight, and the meter is forty to a hundred. I don’t know for sure that I have found gold, but it narrows the odds down.
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This time we took the detectors. Roger had worked that spot very well and wanted to see if my new detector would uncover any gold he might have missed.
With the high price of gold, there are many new prospectors out in the hills all over the United States, and while we would all prefer to be finding those larger nuggets, it doesn’t always work that way. Sometimes all that is available is nothing more than a few small flakes. The truth is, new prospectors are sprouting up all across the planet—especially in the developing nations.
GPS provides the prospector a precise way of knowing just where something (like a mine) is located. There are many thousands of lost mine stories—some real, and some made up. The use of a GPS could well have made the difference to accurately record their location.
Q: Does a claim holder of a claim that has been under constant, active status since 1932 have any rights that owners of newer claims do not have? In other words, do I have any grandfathered rights that post FLPMA claim holders do not have?
America’s reliance on foreign imports for minerals and metals continues at an alarming rate. The US Geological Survey reported that the US imported $132 billion in nonfuel minerals and metals in 2006.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • World Gold Council News • Metal Detecting Within the Cordillera for Gold Placers Associated With Tertiary Epithermal Ore Deposits • Picks & Pans: An Exciting Hobby • Prospecting for Silver With a Geiger Counter • The Furnace Atmosphere During the Fire Assay • The Hanging Tree • Gold in Chihuahua, Mexico • ICMJ 10th Annual Photo Contest Results • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back