With the recent surge of interest in gold projects, it’s about time to revisit a subject that strikes fear into the hearts of small-scale miners: Permits.
When he got home that night, he looked at the plotted points of gold and trash he had dug and saw that there was a distinct line where the gold nuggets were being found.
The catch being was that it was about 60 miles from Anchorage near Hope, and a good four or five-mile hike uphill to the claims.
Plans are also under way to coordinate with the incoming chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
After a short time, the tailings pile can get very large, and can actually block the downstream end of the sluice box.
There are clubs with claims in the area and there’s a section of the river open to the public, but the rest of the area is claimed up so do your research first.
• Airport screeners strike gold
• That’s a (w)rap, folks!
Due to the lockdown, I spent lots of time indoors this spring and I decided to add a drone as a faithful mate in my research.
Fortunately, there are products on the market that can address these problems and make a small-scale mining operation feasible.