Ask The Experts
May 2016 by Chris Ralph
• Can I get advice on a hard rock property in Calaveras County, California?
While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.
Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.
Even though they have put down thousands of dollars, the buyers often stop paying on their claims part way through the process after they realize they’ve been duped, but the company just sells it again to another buyer.
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
The first experience involved an overgrown gold mine operated during the 1880s. A razed mill adjoined the mine and could be glimpsed from the isolated public dirt road I was traveling.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
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