Comments on Gold Rush and Bering Sea Gold Series
March 2014 by Jim HalloranThe 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
I poked my head out of the water and said, “You won’t believe what I am going to show you!”
Easing around the bedrock ledges and rock hopping, Terry and I came out into the open and were looking at a nice run of bedrock.
Some ask if a prospector can collect an entire ounce in a day. It is possible; I’ve done it before.
The research I did for “Gold in the Slate Creek Basin” (September 2011 issue) found me chasing a channel out of the LaPorte territory headed towards the old mining town of Brandy City, California.
It is not necessary to have a PhD in geology, but you need to know the basics, so that’s what I am going to try to dig into here—the understandable basics of these gigantic gold deposits.
Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
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