Feather River Gold
February 2017 by Tom LeftwichI didn’t think too much of our dredge hole and we were both considering a move when we hit bedrock. There was a good quantity of flakes and fines, but no nuggets.
• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
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.
How to go about the entire process of prospecting is a big question. The answer comes down to research and preparation.
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
It was down deeper than I expected for surface trash. It wasn't until I was down six inches that the target screamed from my scoop.
The Alaska state government has been trying to keep up with and maybe even stay on top of the situation by studying the problems associated with rapid growth and how to solve them.
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