The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007
September 2007 by StaffThe Bush administration publicly announced they are against The Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007 (HR 2262), a bill that would drastically revise the 1872 Mining Law.
I have been prospecting and mining for gold, both as a hobby and as an occupation, for nearly 30 years. From the deep green forests to the rolling sagebrush hills, few people see as much of America’s wide-open spaces as I do.
For many years, mechanical mining in waterways was seen as an impossibility by miners, especially in the Western US. The few dredges that had been tried at various locations were generally built on designs similar to those that had been used in harbor excavation work, but it was found that they were...
There are many prospects within the known mineralized area and along the margins of the mineralized area that should be examined for gold and silver.
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Q: I plan to be filing as the sole owner of the claim. How many claims can I file for and what would be the size of claim(s)?
• Should I introduce mercury in the centrifugal bowl to aid gold recovery?
Having spent 33 years prospecting off and on in this area, this writer has become very familiar with the region, its mines, the gold (hardrock and placer), wildlife, weather, topography, and history—it has been a friend to me.
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