Drywashing Arizona Gold
January 2016 by Adam HHis findings were not exaggerated—after running 82 buckets of gravels in two days we had a remarkable 27.8 grams of gold!
...I decided to excavate the semi-frozen high-bank that was resting on a soft shale bedrock footing. Within three feet, I encountered an intrusive!
There is always an overwhelming feeling when finding gold of any size, but one like this doesn’t come along very often.
Over the years that I have been detecting for gold I have had many of the same questions come up. I decided to write this article to hopefully answer some questions that a person wishing to detect for gold may have.
Some media outlets have speculated the hoard of coins came from a theft at the old US Mint in San Francisco that was reported in 1901.
Now that you are actually going to be out there doing some prospecting, I may be able to help.
One of his friends had 700 feet of small-gauge mine track and a hundred-year-old track bender laying out in his back 40; plus he also wanted to join the team. Perfect.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
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