Gold in Australia
February 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDAustralia is an island continent between the Pacific and Indian Oceans that is nearly 3 million square miles in area. Some 20 million people, mostly of British descent, live on the island, especially in coastal areas and in five major cities along the...
Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
Because quartz and gold may be deposited together across a considerable range of temperatures, not all quartz veins are the same, and there are several different types of gold-quartz deposits.
Since 1986, I have spent the summer months camped out on a river, looking for gold. The summer of 2000 was no exception.
Lesa Dale Barton, formerly of Armadillo Mining Shop of Grants Pass, Oregon, passed away September 6, 2006 after bravely fighting cancer for several months.
I worked my way to a flat area along a ridge where I could see a quartz blowout. As I got within 100 feet of it, I started seeing rock that I knew to be associated with gold.
May 18, 2019, after 26 years, I had finally saved enough money. I bought my one-way ticket to Fairbanks, Alaska, and I started off by finding a new job…
For those who are perplexed and puzzled by the mystery of “hot rocks,” or are considering using a VLF-type metal detector to seek gold nuggets, please read on.
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