Stake a claim: It’s your right!

The West was built on the backs of prospectors and mules. These brave men, and even a few women, risked everything to scour the hills and streams of the Western U.S. in search of fortune. At the time, gold, silver, and copper rushes were the best opportunity to really make it big. A lucky handful…

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Who can stake a mine claim?

Who can stake a mine claim?

Who can stake a mine claim in the United States? There are a few basic requirements that this poster neatly outlines. Who can own and stake a mine claim in the United States? The General Mining Act of 1872 lays down some clear outlines as to who is eligible to stake or locate a mine…

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