To make a gold mining claim in Alaska, locate the land and land description, find out if the land is open for mining, and conduct research to determine there are no prior mining claims. Physically stake out the claim, fi... More »

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MineListings, Gold Rush Expeditions, Prospecting and Mining Journal, and Gold and Silver Mines carry listings of patented mining claims for sale on their websites. A patented mining claim includes the deed to the propert... More »

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Types of gold claims for sale include placer, lode, association and individual claims. A moratorium on new patents was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1995, making it more difficult to find patented claims on the market.... More »

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As of October 1986, it is not possible to homestead in Alaska on federal land, notes BLM.gov. For 88 years prior to that time, homesteads were available to residents. The process involved steps such as filling out a clai... More »

Under the Code of Federal Regulations, as of 2015, special provisions apply to oil placer mining claims, allowing claimants to convert their claims to noncompetitive oil and gas leases, states Cornell University Law Scho... More »

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MineListings, Gold Rush Expeditions, Prospecting and Mining Journal, and Gold and Silver Mines carry listings of patented mining claims for sale on their websites. A patented mining claim includes the deed to the propert... More »

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Gold mutual funds are funds that pursue capital gains by investing in equity of companies that are engaged primarily in the mining, processing and distribution of precious metals. Gold mutual funds typically invest in fo... More »

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