A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part II
October 2003 by Lawrence DeeThe following are situations that the modern prospector would do well to research. Some specific areas are described, but more importantly they present background into what the author feels are worthwhile and generally overlooked situations...
Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.
So far this year we have recovered over three pounds of gold and the hard rock veins seem to go on forever. We now have three claims that can produce good enough gold to set up a productive operation.
I’m often asked, "What is the single most important skill to be successful at metal detecting?"
The world remains a fascinating place to watch, for it seems that just when some of the most serious problems appear to be on their way to resolution, a whole new collection crops up. We appear to have been in just that type of environment this past month.
• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Mountain Province Mining Inc.
• Canyon Resources Corp.
The Keystone district includes a group of mineralized shear zones and veins that are associated with the Keystone Quartz Diorite in the Medicine Bow Mountains of southwestern Wyoming. Gold production from this district is unknown, although some estimates suggest that 7,500 to more than 12,000 ounces were produced.
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