Detecting Alone -- What to Look For
October 2014 by Ray MillsI figure there are a lot of new people out there who have the same question. I will try to give some answers that hopefully will give you more confidence in finding your own spots.
I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
There is a unique anticipation that comes with waking in gold country. The long early morning rays bring warmth after a cold night. Restless nights allow thoughts of gold hidden in the ground for too long.
The Wyoming Geological Survey released an online interactive map...
The gold in this area can get quite large. Most of the pieces are about half a pennyweight on average.
There may be lots of smaller gold I cannot hear with a detector, but it looks just fine in my pan once it is out of the crevice.
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