Fortymile, Alaska Prospecting Adventure
August 2013 by Steve HerschbachSome creeks have nuggets, while others, particulary the rivers, nothing but fine gold.
Solar energy can be used for any size placer or hard rock mining operation. It is most practical for small and longer-term operations provided your mine is not located in a dense forest.
...I got the faintest of rises in the threshold. It was hardly a signal at all, and I thought it was one of the many, deep, hot rocks in the area.
In this article, I am going to take a look at three Midwest states and go through some of the prime places for prospectors to find nice local gold there.
Besides the EPA issue, our major priority is to work on the proposed amendment to the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (S 145), a bill proposed in the Senate by US Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada).
How big is the deposit? Are there boulders you will need to move? Do you just want to recover the nuggets or do you think there is good fine gold that you will also want to capture?
Maybe we could find a few pieces of ore from that tunnel? It was worth a try. The old timers didn’t have that stamp mill for looks, so we set off to get some samples.
Gold nuggets come in all forms, but I never expected that dinosaur nuggets would too, and at a decent price.
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