Prospecting

Gold Recovery

Information related to recovering gold

  • The Plattner Chlorination Process
  • Simple Variant of the Plattner Process
  • Recovery of Gold - Aqua Regia CM Hoke
  • Testing Purity of Precious Metals

  • Prospecting Information Resources

    Reports, maps, folios and forms you can use

  • USGS Report, 1908, Pershing County Mining
  • USGS Report on Rare Earth Elements
  • BLM Guide to Mining Claims
  • BLM Information on Filing Mining Claims
  • 3830-002 Maint Fee Waiver
  • Assessment Work Notice
  • Downieville_quad-economic
  • Downieville_quad-historical
  • Downieville_quad-structure
  • Downieville_quad-topography
  • Mines and Mineral Resources of Plumas County
  • Mines and Mineral Resources of Sierra County
  • Report on the Cherokee Mine, Plumas Co
  • The Alleghany District
  • Location Form Lode Mine
  • Location Form Placer Mine
  • Notice of Abandonment
  • Notice of intent to hold
  • PropTransfTaxRates
  • Port Wine Ridge Map 1924
  • Universtiy of Nevada Locating a claim publication 2002

  • Notice of Intent and Plan of Operations Requirements
  • Definition of Casual Use
  • When is a Notice of Intent or Plan of Operations Required

  • Applicable Laws and Regulations
    Federal Laws and Regulations
  • The Caminetti Act 1893
  • History of the Caminetti Act
  • Transfer Order to ACOE 1986
  • Organic Act of 1897
  • The 1872 Mining Law
  • The National Forest Management Act of 1976
  • Federal Land Management Policy Act of 1976
  • National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
  • Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act of 1960
  • Mining and Mineral Policy Act 1970
  • Forest Service Manual for Prospecting and Mineral Collecting
  • National Historic Preservation Act

  • California Laws and Regulations
  • 2012 Dredging Regulations
  • The Anti-Dredging Laws
  • SB 637 (2015)
  • Senate Bill 1018 (2012)
  • AB 120 (2011)
  • California Anti-Mining Laws
  • AB 1132, Surface Mining Financial Assurances (2016)
  • SB 2 Raises Taxes on Recordingings (2017)
  • Arizona
  • Mineral Resources of Burro Creek Mohave County, BLM 1987
  • Rare Earth Deposits Mohave County AZ, AZ Bureau of Mines, 1960