Alaskan Gold Adventure
December 2016 by Amanda FitzhughIn Chicken I had my first experience with the famous Alaska blue clay, sometimes called the blue layer. The blue layer is where the best fine gold was to be found.
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I’d like to offer some practical comments about staking and maintaining mining claims. Owning your own claim is the dream of many prospectors. I’ve made good money off my mining claims, both from the minerals I have found on them as well as from leasing out some of my claims to larger mining and exploration companies.
After a while I got a very nice signal and out came a sweet kidney-shaped bit of gold weighing about three grams.
At this point, stress raised my blood pressure and I was figuring out escape routes through the brush, but thought it best to continue the conversation.
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
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