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Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • Key appointment at BLM
  • Current administration not waiting for Congress
  • BLM relocating
  • Kansas exempts bullion from sales tax

Papa's Got A Brand New Dredge!


It was time to prime the pump and start the engine! Dan’s priming method is to use a small, submersible, 12-volt pump. My priming method is to use a hand-operated diaphragm pump.

Selecting A Low-Risk Region To Explore, Mine or Invest


“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”

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Reminder: Annual Claim Filings Due


Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.

Resurrecting An Old Hard Rock Mine--The Saga Continues


Another little gem of equipment he built was a nifty sample splitter. In order to get accurate assays, you need to have really good, representative samples for the assayer to process.

Research Tools for The Modern Prospector


Much more information can be gained from that single source and gives you ideas on the gravels for dry washing or where the nuggets may lie for metal detecting

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Silver Peak, Nevada: A Little of Everything


Silver Peak is a small mining community in Esmeralda County in west-central Nevada, about 30 miles west of Goldfield. Although it’s fairly remote, it’s been an important mining center since the early days.

PLP Update


We are happy to report that the current administration has issued a directive to the Forest Service and BLM to address this concern…

Vindication for Montana Veteran Joe Robertson


Under the previous administration, the EPA declared the ditch was a federally-protected waterway, and Robertson needed a federal permit under the Clean Water Act.

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Green Returns And Opportunity Is Almost Gone


Many of you have read recent articles that include pictures of some of the nice nuggets that have come out of this area. I’m going to talk very briefly about a few of my friends and some of the nuggets they have been taking out of this area…

Vehicles Equal Moving Deductions for Mining Operations


Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.

Melman on Gold & Silver


After six years of primarily sideways action, gold broke decisively to the upside by breaking above strong resistance between $1,350 and $1,400 by soaring to near $1,450 before correcting moderately.

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Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices


The Bawl Mill


  • Town’s “big risk” leads to really big loss
  • High-speed rail causes division...in property access

Ask The Experts - Diamonds in the Mother Lode?


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Ask The Experts - How do I set up my shaker table?


Ask The Experts - Does silicone rubber make a good sluice mat?


Ask The Experts - Conflicting assays for platinum group elements


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Get Boots On The Ground For Patch Hunting


The first requirement is permission from a land owner. This can be tricky and it’s always a bit nerve-racking to approach a stranger cold with such a request.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • Administration issues proposals to fix mining access and permitting
  • Online “webinar” and request for comments for proposed Forest Service NEPA revisions

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