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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 [...]
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Historic Gold Miner & Prospecting Pictures Round 1

If you spend any amount of time gold prospecting, do you always begin to wonder how did the ol' timers do it?  Since I spend way too much time stuck at work when I'd rather be out in the field prospecting and metal detecting for gold, I am continually stumbling onto some great old finds. Today I went back around to a resource I found last year, and found quite a few more solid gold nuggets of old timey gold mining pictures...I hope you enjoy them as much as I have. What gold prospecting and Read more [...]
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Where To Find Gold In The USA

Gold Prospecting First Requires Desire, Then You Need A Place To Go...And Only Then Should You Buy Equipment...Get Your Gold Prospecting Research Started Here I do some of my best gold prospecting in the winter time, with the ol' confruzer...and a bit of time.  Then when the snow melts and the streams begin running, I know exactly where to go and what to do to make my gold prospecting FUN and REWARDING. Diving into some more detailed analysis of where gold can be found in the United States, Read more [...]

Historic Gold Miner Pictures First Edition

Historic Gold Miner Pictures First Edition To make myself a better prospector and learn from those who have gone before, I love to check out old pictures of the gold miners and prospectors who have been there and done that. It is interesting to see the way the old schoolers used to dress, the equipment they used, and overall demeanor... I even use them to plan DiY equipment builds...like these rocker pics... when doing my Rocking Gold Cradle build over this past off-season.  I hope you enjoy Read more [...]