Gold Deposits of Georgia
June 2008 by Chris RalphThe first actual discovery of gold made on the lands of what is now the State of Georgia is shrouded in the mist of history.
One of my favorite sayings has always been, “Do as I say, not as I do.” Perhaps that old adage could be applied to Alan Greenspan and the actions of the Federal Reserve of late. They are telling us that the economy is not in bad shape; that we are not in or headed to recession and that new strength is just around the bend. They are acting as if there is a looming catastrophe.
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
After your excitement peaks when you first receive the high gold assay from the vein you just exposed, you ponder how you will extract and sell your gold. You will need to develop a flow sheet for your process to optimize your recovery and minimize your costs and permit requirements.
My metal detecting hobby began about ten years ago when I bought a used metal detector for about $300. I got it specifically to look for meteorites. It was pretty much worthless, not user friendly, and I did not find anything with it.
Apart from the hard rock mines, there are abundant gold-bearing placers, especially in the areas in and around Oriental Wash.
Maryborough, Victoria Australia
Mike Sutton, Reigning
California State Champion, Takes Gold
The need to bring mining back to North America is more urgent than ever.
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