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.
I love to see old-timer workings while I am out detecting for gold. For one thing, it assures me that gold came from there. Second, it tells me gold should almost certainly still be there.
NOI or POO for small backhoe
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
Mike and Machael dug in just downriver of that boulder pile and right away found good color and a few small pickers.
Several areas came to mind, but each was eliminated for one reason or another. One that seemed to be hanging on was the old historic mining town called Placerville.
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