December 2022 by Bob Schall
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
Many suggestions had some pieces or parts that would work some of the time, but Dredger Dan’s suggestion was, in my humble opinion, the cleanest, cleverest, and most dependable.
Now that you are actually going to be out there doing some prospecting, I may be able to help.
Solar energy can be used for any size placer or hard rock mining operation. It is most practical for small and longer-term operations provided your mine is not located in a dense forest.
At first we decided to see what the flat by our camp would produce where the old-timers had worked it with their Pelton wheel and dragline buckets.
Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.
Fire! Part 2 • Hiding Out In The Open • Finding Gold In The Cajon Pass • A Quest For Gold • Soft Rock Excavation Techniques • Resource Maven Independent Analysis of the Resource Markets • Over The Devide