A Long Dry Spell
October 2015 by Don RobinsonJust three weeks ago one of our prospecting team members decided to go back to this location on his own. He had a new detector and wanted to try it out some.
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And we eventually reached gold. It was a winding crevice of beautiful white quartz lined with small nuggets and loaded with fine gold. There were flakes and small granular pieces—there had to be a hundred or more.
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
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