Ask The Experts
March 2015 by Chris RalphQ: Is this gold or some other metal?
Gold can potentially be found in all the glaciated areas of the Midwest, but to find it in any appreciable amount one needs to look to areas where the gold gets concentrated by more recent water flows.
Q: Is there a correlation between fault zones and mineralization of economic metals?
What many people don’t realize is that the Comstock Lode produced over 8,000,000 ounces of gold…
Most prospectors learn early that pyrite is fool's gold...but the truth is it can be an excellent indicator mineral for gold and in many cases does contain small amounts of gold.
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
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