Ask The Experts - Advice for a new prospector in Placerville, California?
December 2018 by Chris Ralph
The big interest to prospectors thinking about the effect of erosion is not what might happen long into the future, but what they might find in the rivers later this summer when the water levels go down.
Our destination was some old hydraulic workings where the old miners had washed literally mountains of material away to expose gold in ancient river channels.
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Your odds of going home with gold will be higher using the discrimination mode, even if you might have misread one of the targets you rejected.
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