June 2015 by Ray MillsEasing around the bedrock ledges and rock hopping, Terry and I came out into the open and were looking at a nice run of bedrock.
I’ve been following the precious metals for decades, and I haven’t seen a move this powerful in many years.
...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
Because of multiple take-out points along a ditch line, the ditches themselves become a wealth of knowledge to us present-day miners.
Right away I got a target, and it ended up being gold from a nice little bench. With only an hour left of daylight, I continued heading upstream and found five more tiny pieces of gold with my VLF…
While the bullion value of the nugget is already substantial, the size and rarity of the Ausrox Nugget combine to make its worth invaluable in the collector market.
In some ways, silver is the forgotten precious metal because it straddles both the world of precious metals and jewelry, while having many important industrial applications like a base metal. The price of silver reflects both the precious metal investment demand as well as the industrial demand.
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