A Prospecting Adventure in Mexico
July 2017 by Bryon Tolle
There you’re expected to be personally responsible in making decisions, and yes, it can be costly. When you are responsible for your own life, you live life more, and with it you certainly risk more.
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
Sometimes there are good mining claims on the market available to purchase, but there are also folks out there who are willing to take your money under false pretenses. Don’t fool yourself into thinking that these wolves in sheep’s clothing are few and far between.
Oleophilic means "affinity to or attracted to oils," and this includes gold an diamonds.
Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
Even though they have put down thousands of dollars, the buyers often stop paying on their claims part way through the process after they realize they’ve been duped, but the company just sells it again to another buyer.
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