A Generous Lesson on Detecting Bedrock
May 2019 by Jack Geck
The signal I was hearing was coming from a vertical bedrock crack on the bank of the creek. I removed my backpack, took out my crevicing tools and started to clean out the crack when I saw a glint of gold.
How to go about the entire process of prospecting is a big question. The answer comes down to research and preparation.
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
I’ve been following the precious metals for decades, and I haven’t seen a move this powerful in many years.
At one time or another, many miners will look seriously at purchasing a mining claim...Usually it’s a significant financial commitment, so how do you know if you are getting a good deal?
This past summer, a two-week adventure in Alaska and other gold prospecting trips turned out to be some of my greatest life experiences.
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