gulch claim

gulch claim

[′gəlch ‚klām]
(mining engineering)
A claim laid upon and along the bed of an unnavigable stream winding through a canyon, with precipitous, nonmineral, and uncultivable bands wherein have accumulated placer deposits.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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During this year's drilling campaign, further evaluation of the Nugget intrusive stock, which hosts the Raven Target, was undertaken as well as new access construction into areas in the eastern Dublin Gulch claim block that were previously inaccessible.
"On the heels of our CBA Agreement to advance the Eagle Gold Mine into production we are very pleased to enter into a further agreement with Victoria to conduct exploration on our Settlement B Lands adjacent to Dublin Gulch." John McConnell, president and CEO of Victoria Gold commented, "Doubling the Dublin Gulch claim block with highly prospective, underexplored ground is a tremendous opportunity for both Victoria and NaCho Nyak Dun.