Finding Gold Beyond Your Detector
June 2021 by Chris Ralph
The lesson of keeping one’s eyes open to other possibilities is one of the great secrets of successful prospecting. Prospectors need to always be on the lookout for opportunities.
A week later, a small team of us hit it again, and this time the gold really showed up.
I’ve been following the precious metals for decades, and I haven’t seen a move this powerful in many years.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
As I planned for my trips, I concentrated on how to lighten my pack yet still carry enough gear to make the trip productive and enjoyable.
Within the first 3 hours he and I had found pocket after pocket of gold and couldn't wait to tell Levi of our treasure.
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
We continue to seek out a patented mining property with an owner who is willing to host such an event with a water supply and enough remaining gold to make it worthwhile for the students.
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