A Golden Summer
November 2014 by Ray MillsHis take of gold was pretty close to what mine was—about a quarter of an ounce. We had just gleaned about half an ounce of gold in just twenty minutes.
I detect in a wide array of situations. I like to search for places that no one has been to. I really like to find areas that have never been worked at all.
My first personal experience with placer diamonds was on a gold prospecting trip in Indiana about 8 years ago, when a fellow prospector was cleaning his gold concentrates.
Gold, on the other hand, is super rare, and is one of the rarest elements in the earth’s crust. It averages only 0.000004 percent of the earth’s surface. That is four parts in a billion.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
One prime example is an area that I have talked about in many of my articles. This is a very large area and I will actually describe its location again.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
The Bawl Mill • Gemstones to Die For • The Dredge Report • Guinea Africa: Gold, Ebola, and A Monkey Barbecue • Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits • The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? Pt II • California State and US National Panning Championships • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices