The General Mining Act of 1872 is a United States federal law that authorizes and governs prospecting and mining for economic minerals, such as gold, The legislation, known as the "Chaffee laws" after Colorado Territorial representative
Mining claims are staked for locatable minerals on public domain lands. other metallic minerals and large volume, but low-grade disseminated gold deposits. Always check with the appropriate state for state-specific laws and regulations.
Oct 28, 2013 Tambopata isnt safe, either: miners are believed to have destroyed to illegal gold mining in Peru: indications of forced labor, child labor, . In response, Ollanta Humala, Perus President, has enacted a series of regulations.