Gold in Suriname
June 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDSuriname is a former Dutch colony on the north coast of South America, with an area of 63,000 square miles and a population of 450,000. Indians inhabited the region when Spaniards first sailed the coast in 1499.
Patience and persistence is the name of the game when you are detecting this way for gold, as you will have to do a lot of work preparing the ground to detect with any degree of success.
America’s premier source of strategic REEs were regulated out of business and 300 employees lost their jobs. For almost fifteen years America has been dependent on the communist Chinese cartel.
Since the founding of the original colony in 1836, minerals have proven a vital resource to fund the State’s development. Originally, copper was the lifeblood, being discovered not long after settlement.
Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
Now, from all corners of the world, at all hours of the day and night, people call, trying to reach out and touch someone. Anyone, really, who might happen to be passing by when the Mojave Phone Booth starts ringing.
Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
Four nuggets, ranging from one to four pennyweight, had been found originally. All four nuggets were found in a line about ten feet apart from each other.
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