Gold Placers in Italy
Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
My first personal experience with placer diamonds was on a gold prospecting trip in Indiana about 8 years ago, when a fellow prospector was cleaning his gold concentrates.
A week later, a small team of us hit it again, and this time the gold really showed up.
In this article I am going to talk about the different sources of gold and the clues a prospector can follow to find the source.
During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
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