Turning Hobby Mining into Business Mining
March 2013 by Steve HerschbachThe first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
This is just the type of specimen that could have been easily ignored by the old-time miners. It felt a little heavier in my hand than a chunk of quartz of that size ought to have been.
It’s not easy to figure out what is best without testing, and so a certain level of confusion has developed about how small the ore ought to be crushed.
The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
Heading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
We are both very experienced working this type of ground, and we quickly found the pay layer where we would focus our efforts. The bedrock has good gold, but so does the red hard pan.
The same questions you ask yourself about gold trapping features in the present stream can be applied to the benches above the stream. Just imagine the stream at a much earlier time, before it cut its way down to the present level…
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