Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Respect the Angle of Repose
November 2019 by Dave Taylor
If you have done any hiking in rough terrain you are well aware that going down a slope is much more difficult and dangerous than climbing it.
My right rib cage took the brunt of the blow from the fall, which left me feeling partially paralyzed and in immense pain.
…more difficult terrain must be traversed in the hope of locating small pockets, low depressions or small gullies on needle-covered slopes.
What are they? They are too hard to be lead, and are not tarnished like silver should be.
We all love to see that first glimmer of gold when it peeks out from under the black sand in our pan, or feel the weight of a nugget in our scoop when we dig a good target. But sometimes things don’t go quite so smoothly.
He got out his new salt gun and began searching for the source of the intruder. He soon isolated the sound to a point in the rafters above the stove.
Australians have told me that emus, being very curious, will pick up and swallow anything shiny or unusual. They say aborigines will kick and pick apart any emu poop they see to check them out for nuggets.
Midway into my first tank of gas I was beginning to see color in my sluicebox. Needless to say, I was excited.
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