Eolian Gold Deposits
February 2014 by Chris RalphProspectors who specialize in electronic detecting for nuggets in desert areas are especially interested in this type of deposit, as it yields nuggets that are close to the surface of the ground...
The areas that were mineralized with the bedded ore were huge and vast tonnages were indicated, although they had no idea at the time.
Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.
I’ve been fascinated by iron minerals for many years. So let’s take a look at this very interesting and colorful element.
Gold in clastic black shale
Copper is a critically important metal that we need to run our modern electronic society, and the long term outlook for this metal is for a steady increase in price.
One of the first minerals most prospectors learn to recognize is quartz, because, in the right circumstances, it can be an excellent indicator mineral for prospectors. Quartz is common, easy to identify, and is often associated with gold and other valuable metal deposits.
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