Prospecting & Detecting
Diamond Prospecting in Indiana
January 2015 by Alex DolbeareMy first personal experience with placer diamonds was on a gold prospecting trip in Indiana about 8 years ago, when a fellow prospector was cleaning his gold concentrates.
The "Madonna Nugget"—A Weekend Hunt to Remember
I worked my way to a flat area along a ridge where I could see a quartz blowout. As I got within 100 feet of it, I started seeing rock that I knew to be associated with gold.
Sharing Gold Fever with a Friend
While sitting there, I wondered if I should go over the hole again. I did and got a louder signal that turned out being about another twelve inches deep.
Small High-Grade Pocket Districts
…the excitement passed so quickly that little work was done, but they still have good potential, and I find they are not as well-known and not hit so hard by most prospectors.
On the Road
Heading to the sierra for another adventure! On The Road Again..
Gary It's There
This year was a test. We had never done anything like this before, yet we grossed $30,000 in the short time we had to mine.
Electronic Prospecting: The Hunt for Coarse Gold
Pay Attention to the Features and Landmarks
People always ask me what is so important about locating contact zones. The answer to that: Gold.
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