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Can you see anything similar to the 1770’s????….Our Founding Fathers could see the future…


I’ve read the Declaration of Independence many, many times, and I can’t help but notice that the indictments of the Declaration seem eerily familiar today. Many people reading this probably haven’t read the Declaration since high school, if they ever really read it at all, so indulge me… go ahead and read this next section out loud, and listen to the reasons the Founders felt it necessary to defy their government, load their guns, and take on the most powerful military on the planet.
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Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.

He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.

He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.

He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness of his invasions on the rights of the people.

He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected, whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.

He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

He has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.

He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries.

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance.

He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.

He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil Power.

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:

For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us:

For protecting them, by a mock Trial from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:

For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world:

For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:

For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of Trial by Jury:

For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences:

For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies

For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:

For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.

He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us.

He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.

He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation, and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & Perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation.

He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands.

He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.

In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

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Gold Claims available in OK…


Site Name : Parker Prospect
State : Oklahoma
County : Comanche
Latitude : 34.70204
Longitude : -98.62229
Year Discovered : 1907
Years in Production : 1902-1912?
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Hydrothermal Vein
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Lead, Copper
Secondary Commodities : Silver
Other Commodities : Zinc, Gold

Site Name : Wolf Ridge Prospect
State : Oklahoma
County : Garvin
Latitude : 34.82789
Longitude : -97.23309
Year Discovered : 1972
Years in Production :
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type :
Production Size : N
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Silver
Other Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Paden Southwest
State : Oklahoma
County : Okfuskee
Latitude : 35.46731
Longitude : -96.61168
Year Discovered : 1925
Years in Production : 1925-1934
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type :
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Silver
Other Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Burwell Prospect
State : Oklahoma
County : Payne
Latitude : 36.19091
Longitude : -96.96336
Year Discovered : 1901
Years in Production :
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type :
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Silver
Other Commodities : Gold

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Claims available in New Hampshire…contact local BLM to file….


Site Name : Pocket Mountain Prospect
State : New Hampshire
County : Carroll
Latitude : 43.68596
Longitude : -71.0511
Operation Type : Unknown
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : White Diamond Gold Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Carroll
Latitude : 43.8173
Longitude : -71.475
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : White Diamond Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Carroll
Latitude : 43.81926
Longitude : -71.4664
Operation Type : Unknown
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Dalton Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 44.37536
Longitude : -71.7297
Operation Type : Unknown
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold
Other Commodities : Copper

Site Name : Indian Stream Placers
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 45.25619
Longitude : -71.30556
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Placer
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Indian Stream Placers
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 45.26786
Longitude : -71.2969
Operation Type : Placer
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Milan Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 44.56313
Longitude : -71.25416
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Lead, Zinc
Other Commodities : Gold, Silver

Site Name : Milan Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 44.56456
Longitude : -71.25
Year Discovered : 1870
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Other Commodities : Aluminum, Sulfur-Pyrite, Copper, Silver, Lead, Silica, Zinc, Gold

Site Name : Atwood Au Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.21036
Longitude : -71.88056
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Vein
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Grafton Fertilizer Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.24256
Longitude : -71.9869
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Stone, Crushed/Broken, Gold

Site Name : Haviland Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.23675
Longitude : -72.00056
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Lebanon I89 Roadcut Cu/Moly Showings
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 43.63425
Longitude : -72.28417
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : N
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Sulfur-Pyrite, Copper, Molybdenum, Lead
Secondary Commodities : Gold
Other Commodities : Iron, Pig Iron, Zinc

Site Name : Prospect Hill Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 43.80476
Longitude : -72.2381
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper, Gold, Silver

Site Name : Reservoir Hill Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 43.64119
Longitude : -72.23917
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Vein
Production Size : Y
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Lead, Silver
Secondary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Roy Farm Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.21726
Longitude : -72.0111
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Prospect
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Trevina Hill & Dodge Mine/New England Mines
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.23397
Longitude : -71.92222
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Vein
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : White Mountain Gold Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.22426
Longitude : -71.9942
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Ney Prospect
State : New Hampshire
County : Merrimack
Latitude : 43.41726
Longitude : -71.8039
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Other Commodities : Gold, Silver

Site Name : Lamb Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Sullivan
Latitude : 43.51566
Longitude : -72.0092
Operation Type : Surface
Development Status : Prospect
Primary Commodities : Gold, Mica, Silver

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New Rules for Meteorite Hunters Unveiled…..yes, you now need a permit


It’s official! A fishing license for the sky.
The Bureau of Land Management, under the U.S. Department of the Interior, has issued Instruction Memorandum No. 2012-182. It establishes policy governing the collection of meteorites found on public lands.
The policy, issued Sept. 10, provides guidance to the BLM’s field office managers for administering the collection of meteorites on public lands in three “use categories,” said Derrick Henry, a public affairs specialist for BLM in Washington, D.C.
They are:
Casual collection of small quantities without a permit
Scientific and educational use by permit under the authority of the Antiquities Act
Commercial collection of meteorites through the issuance of land-use permits
“The policy recognizes that there is interest in collecting meteorites by hobbyists … but it also is recognition that there are science and commercial interests as well,” Henry told SPACE.com.
Henry said the new policy builds upon the guiding authority of the 1976 Federal Lands Policy and Management Act. It is the first time the BLM has formally addressed rules regarding collection of meteorites on public lands, he added. [Video: Hunters Search for Meteorites in Sierra Nevada Mountains]
Casual and commercial collection
As noted in the new policy, the extraterrestrial origin of meteorites, as well as their relative rarity, “has made them highly desirable to casual collectors, commercial collectors and scientific researchers.”
The document goes on to note that “recent media attention has increased … confusion about the legality of and limits to casual and commercial collection. Courts have long established that meteorites belong to the owner of the surface estate. Therefore, meteorites found on public lands are part of the BLM’s surface estate, belong to the federal government, and must be managed as natural resources in accordance with the FLPMA of 1976.”
Henry said the only other option under the Federal Lands Policy and Management Act would be to prohibit meteorite collection on federal land except for scientific inquiry. “This policy ensures that the three listed types of collection on BLM-managed land are allowed, and each of those has guidance under FLPMA,” he said. [Photos: Fireball Drops Meteorites on California]
Fair market value
“We tried to account for every kind of occurrence out there,” said Lucia Kuizon, national paleontologist at the BLM in Washington, D.C. “We felt the policy helps the public understand the issues, as well as for our own resource specialists out in the field when they get inquiries.”
The policy for commercial collecting is new, Kuizon told SPACE.com.
“Prior to the instruction memorandum, we did not allow commercial collection of meteorites,” she said. “The details of how to go about obtaining a permit and what it will cost can only be determined by submitting a proposal to the field office where the activity will take place, and then fees and other costs are calculated.
“Most collectors are probably ‘small businesses,’ and because the activity is more surface collection after a fall, the application fees should be reasonable,” Kuizon added. “The fair market value would be calculated by the appraisers in the state office.”
Mixed feelings
In the world of meteorite collecting, the new rules have sparked a flurry of comment on the Internet and on a special mailing list dedicated to the topic.
“I have mixed feelings about the new BLM guidelines,” said Michael Gilmer of Galactic Stone and Ironworks, in Lutz, Fla. “I think this is all about money. Meteorites flew under the regulatory radar for a long time.”
“I think it is good that BLM is trying to preserve the land, but they are schizophrenic in how they preserve the lands,” Gilmer told SPACE.com. “They want to discourage meteorite hunters, but at the same time they allow large commercial mining interests to lease the land for exploration and exploitation. I think the mining companies do more damage than any meteorite hunter.”
Gilmer said that if the BLM decides to rigorously enforce these guidelines, “then it will negatively impact the recovery rate of all meteorites … old finds and new falls alike.”
The general consensus around the meteorite world of dealers and hunters, Gilmer added, is that the new rules are worrisome. However, “it varies from office to office, and a lot depends on the director of that particular BLM area. Some of them are more lenient than others. So I expect enforcement of the regulations to be spotty and inconsistent,” he said.
What is needed is increased cooperation between private hunters and officially sanctioned hunters, Gilmer emphasized. “Ideally, the BLM should encourage meteorite hunting … but this is what happens when bureaucrats pass down new regulations without having any knowledge of how the meteorite market operates.”
Freshly fallen meteorites
According to Arizona-based meteorite hunter Jim Wooddell, the BLM’s new rules clarify much of what the meteorite hunting community already knew.
“However, I want to point out that local policy for any specific area could be different based on the local land-use plan, which I think is the ultimate policy for a given area,” he told SPACE.com.
Wooddell said two things are imperative: “First, the local authorized officers need to be educated in the collection of meteorites and, of critical importance, the need to recover fresh fallen meteorites as soon as possible.”
Second, based on conversations with BLM representatives, Wooddell said institutions – such as those that study and curate meteorites – can and should proactively file permit applications that cover an entire state. Doing so would allow them, or their volunteers, to collect meteorites immediately after a fall. Still, this is up to the authorized officer for the state, he said.
“The bottom line is that no one has any rights to collect meteorites on federal lands for profit or for science without permission from the BLM in the form of a permit,” Wooddell said. “Science and profit seekers are those affected the most. It was made apparent the BLM knows who many of them are. Time will tell how this works out.”
Check out the BLM memorandum on meteorites at:
http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/info/regulations/Instruction_Memos_and_Bulletins/national_instruction/2012/IM_2012-182.html

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(MineCache Notice) BLM claim records updated…now 531,000 new claims added


I just wanted to give you a quick update, on Sunday September 16th, I installed a new BLM mine data update. All the BLM ACTIVE and BLM CLOSED claims should be the latest available. There is more than 531 thousand new BLM records added to the millions of existing claim records in MineCache since the last update 2 months ago.

You can start your free trial yet for MineCache. Just login at http://www.minecache.com and download the MineCache file for Google Earth to start browsing mine claims in Google Earth.

MineCache is steadily growing and I would like the thank everyone for trying it out and telling their friends about it.

I hope you find MineCache a useful tool for your prospecting research. Do you have any pictures of your gold found with the help of MineCache? I’d love to see them and hear about your story.

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