Ancient River Channels of Trinity County
June 2013 by Ray MillsTrinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
Breaking cemented gravels
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
In the “toolbox” of most every prospector there are certain tools that we tend to use consistently for a variety of reasons. Have you ever noticed that tools and equipment tend to wear out, rust and fall apart whether we use them or not?
I could see lots of quartz, both loose on the hillsides and in the numerous small prospect diggings. There was a small gold rush here more than a century ago.
Most of the commercial mineral deposits are on the south and southwest part of the range between Minersville and Milford, though small amounts of gold and silver have also been found in iron-rich outcrops in the basalt to the south of Milford.
• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
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