Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part I
April 2010 by Stan D'Orio
Within five minutes there were nine brook trout hanging around, feeding on nymphs I was stirring up. They were having a field day, sometimes getting within inches of my mask. It was almost like they were begging for more food.
It was the first month of a new year, 1861. Three men, by the name of Young, Blake and La Rossney, who had been somewhat unsuccessful in river mining, went looking for gold elsewhere.
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A few years ago I had a tremendous opportunity to visit Australia and hunt for gold there. The geology of the gold deposits there was somewhat different from what I was used to here in the US. I learned a lot about greenstone belt gold deposits while prospecting them in person, and it was an amazing trip.
He didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
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