News and Updates

From the Editor: GPAA State Spotlights took us on a golden journey across country

From the Editor: GPAA State Spotlights took us on a golden journey across country

Your Guide to all the recent State Spotlights recently featured in the GPAA Publications

Tuesday, July 30, 2019   •   Views: (867)

BLM Fee Increase for new claim filing and yearly maintenance fees

BLM Fee Increase for new claim filing and yearly maintenance fees

New fee structure adopted 7/1/2019 pertains to all BLM administered land claims

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this final rule to make statutorily required adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Thursday, July 18, 2019   •   Views: (1461)

GPAA Prospectors Challenge

GPAA Prospectors Challenge

As the GPAA continues to grow and add even more exclusive claims and properties for our members to enjoy, we’d like to add a little “flash” in the pan so to speak and have created a little friendly competition for all fellow members to partake in! (As first seen in the 2019 June/July Pick & Shovel Gazette)

Monday, July 1, 2019   •   Views: (859)

World’s second-largest diamond ever recorded unearthed at Botswana mine

World’s second-largest diamond ever recorded unearthed at Botswana mine

From the 2019 June/July Pick & Shovel Gazette: The second-largest diamond ever recovered is larger than a tennis ball and weighs 1,758 carats!

Monday, July 1, 2019   •   Views: (1316)

7 Questions with State Director Sprague | State Spotlights: Maryland & Delaware

7 Questions with State Director Sprague | State Spotlights: Maryland & Delaware

The "Big Mama" Nugget, Abandoned Gold Mines, Shipwrecks and more from the Delmarva Peninsula

The "Big Mama" Nugget, Abandoned Gold Mines, Shipwrecks, and Gilded Coastlines - Treasures from the Delmarva Peninsula

Wednesday, May 29, 2019   •   Views: (2406)

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