Claim Guard – A great new service for the 2021 Filing Season

Locked gate

Claim Guard is a full-service program that ensures your investment is properly filed, maintained, and monitored each year, from the County level to the BLM. Simply pay once a year and Burgex will do the rest. Who oversees annual claim maintenance filings for your mining claims? Is it a staff Geologist? A law firm perhaps?…

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Mining Claim Research: The Best New Resource

Mining Claim Map

The best resource for researching active lode and placer mining claims in the Western United States. Take your mining claim research to the next level! Burgex Inc. is a proud 2017 sponsor of Land Matters, the best new resource for mining claim research. As a mining consulting company that is significantly engaged in the location…

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Navigating Annual Claim Maintenance

Annual claim maintenance requirement chart

It’s almost September 1st again and time to make sure you have covered your annual claim maintenance requirements. Navigating the annual claim maintenance process can be a bit tricky. We have created this handy chart to help, we recommend printing it out for reference. To make things easier, we have also listed the basic claim…

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Placer Gold Districts of Arizona

Placer Gold Districts of Arizona

The placer gold districts of Arizona have been in production on some level for over two centuries. The earliest placer gold districts of Arizona were discovered by the Native Americans, followed by the Spanish, who worked some of them on a small scale. The Quijotoa district was recorded as having been worked by Padre Lopez…

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Placer Gold Districts of Nevada

Placer Gold Districts of Nevada

Nevada is well known as the top U.S. producer of lodeĀ gold, but did you know Nevada also has placer gold deposits? Some of Nevada’s largest placer districts have produced hundreds of thousands of ounces of gold and silver, including some very large nuggets. In Osceola, one of the worlds largest gold nuggets, said to have…

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BLM Mining Claim Notice of Location Requirements

BLM Mining Claim

Drafting a new notice/certificate of location (NOL/COL) for a lode or placer claim can be intimidating. Most of the information available online is scattered and can be confusing or over-technical. The BLM mining claim notice of location requirements listed below were taken directly from the BLM Handbook (Rel 3-354: 10/15/2015). You can use these requirements…

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