Ask the Experts
March 2014 by Chris RalphBreaking cemented gravels
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
I detect in a wide array of situations. I like to search for places that no one has been to. I really like to find areas that have never been worked at all.
I am going to break bedrock down a bit and explain my view of the varying scenarios I come across in the field.
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.
It took me awhile before I finally got a nice mellow signal. My nugget turned out to weigh in about two dwt (pennyweight). Over the next few hours, we all picked up a few more nuggets apiece.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
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