Exceptions to the Rules: Re-Thinking Prospecting Rules of Thumb
January 2020 by Chris Ralph
Looking at the exceptions to the basic rules is sort of an advanced prospecting discussion, but the readers of ICMJs Prospecting and Mining Journal are plenty able to handle it.
Gatesville is not the only place to find easy public access for gold prospecting opportunities in Central Indiana.
Time is a commodity which if traded would dwarf the price of gold. Nobody has enough of it; we can’t make more of it; and whether squandered or spent wisely, once gone, it’s gone forever. To find gold we have to spend time.
Due to the lockdown, I spent lots of time indoors this spring and I decided to add a drone as a faithful mate in my research.
It is better in a gem and mineral mining operation that the driller, blaster and mucker be the same person in order to be able to predict placement of the desired mineral enriched pockets.
I began detecting at the bottom of the gully and started making my way upstream. About mid-way there was a nice, flat stretch for about ten feet.
On our last trip, we brought ropes and went down the first waterfall forty vertical feet, only to be confronted by a second, sixty-foot-high, overhanging waterfall that emptied into a slot canyon.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
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