Gold in the San Francisco District Oatman, Mohave County, Arizona
December 2013 by W. Dan HauselI suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
...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.
Heading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
I started with, "Hey, Rusty, tell me about the time..." and that was all it took.
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
The first requirement is permission from a land owner. This can be tricky and it’s always a bit nerve-racking to approach a stranger cold with such a request.
We just completed a trip to another river, and yes, there was definite movement and redistribution of gravels, and other prospectors have seen this as well.
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