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gold panning in montana

Gold Prospecting In Montana

While there are some stories of Native Americans making bullets out of gold, by some Catholic missionaries in the 1840's, the first “official” gold was discovered in Montana by white men in 1852, and first mining camp was built around ten years later. Now, some hundred and fifty years later, there is still gold to be found in Montana. Not much has changed, gold mining remains very hard work, but a few things have and it is now even easier to hit the gold fields ready to find your gold nugget. Today Read more [...]
how to stake your gold mining claim

Telling The Government Where To Find Your Gold, OR, Staking A Gold Mining Claim! Part Two

By: J.C. Allen This is part two of "Telling The Government Where To Find Your Gold" OR Staking A Gold Mining Claim. Read the rest in our series: [simple_series title="How To File Your Own Gold Claim After Prospecting!"] Cross Filing or Over Staking Gold Claims...It happens Now the BLM says they have no jurisdiction over matters concerning ownership of claims that are top filed over existing claims, over staking should be determined and will be determined through civil court actions between rival Read more [...]
how to stake your gold mining claim

The True Purpose Of Gold Prospecting? Once You Know Where To Find Gold, CLAIM IT!

By: J.C. Allen Hey, hey fellow prospectors!!  This is JC, welcome to another episode of The Gold Prospecting Show!  In this episode, I'm going to change things up a little bit, and are going to cover how to file a gold mining claim. Telling The Government Where To Find Your Gold Using Their Survey System What everything's based off of, how you do it, I spent a lot of time here last week at the County recorder's office going through it, so hopefully I can make it easier for you because we're Read more [...]
gold prospecting with the lr2000 mining claim report

How To Prospect With The LR2000 Report

What the heck is LR2000 and how can it help my gold prospecting? Watch this short video and I will show you 😉 By:  J.C. Allen The LR2000 is the Bureau of Land Management's system of compiling all the mining claims in the USA.  While mostly focused on the heavy public lands in the Western states, you can use the report to find if an area is already claimed or open for gold prospecting. IMPORTANT NOTE:  The LR2000 mining claim reports do not specify the mineral being mined!!  Use Read more [...]
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Are There Gold Claims For Prospecting In New Jersey?

Help For Our e Gold Prospecting Members... Watch another installment of "I'm Stuck At Work And Would Rather Be Prospecting" tutorials in response to an inquiry from Keith M., I try to find gold mining claims or occurrences in New Jersey...the techniques and resources I use can help you know where to find gold anywhere in the world!! Hey guys, its J.C.again. stuck at work yet another Saturday. But guess what? My loss is your gain. Today we're gonna answer some member questions. I sent out Read more [...]