Dredging The Outside Bend
July 2011 by Jim FoleyThis stringer was where it was not supposed to be, and it contained nuggets that were not supposed to be there.
Not long after this, I was camped out with the geologist beside the Similkameen River where he showed me the evidence that an ancient channel existed on our claim.
They tend to be big, coming in large to extremely large sizes. They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high-grade ore.
The popularity of the new Discovery Channel series Bering Sea Gold has peaked interest in what gold resources are offshore of Nome, Alaska. The Cape Nome mining district is world famous...
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
Unfortunately, not all the gold that we prospectors find is pretty, or appealing to the eyes. They are not all nice, bright, shiny nuggets with lots of character that carry high collector value.
The 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.
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