Determining the Amount of Gold in Rich Ores
February 2016 by Chris RalphThis is just the type of specimen that could have been easily ignored by the old-time miners. It felt a little heavier in my hand than a chunk of quartz of that size ought to have been.
The Wyoming Geological Survey released an online interactive map...
Watching for these areas is one of my primary targets during the winter. It doesn’t take but a few inches of the surface moving away to give a fantastic target response that you didn’t hear prior to the washing of the surface.
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.
I started with, "Hey, Rusty, tell me about the time..." and that was all it took.
Lately I’ve been having success utilizing two types of detectors in succession. The first is a pulse induction (PI) detector with a blanket-style antennae, and I follow it up with a very low frequency (VLF) detector.
Some of the items that I’m going to go over are outcroppings, ditches, exploratory trenches and contacts/surface materials. I am going to speak about each of the above items in as much detail as I can, and then towards the end of this article I will tie them together.
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Gold in Quartz