February 2023 by Ray Mills
Rivers are not just random and accidental; streams and other drainages are what they are because of the forces of erosion acting on the bedrock.
Hearty trees, shrubs and plants are a product of the soil conditions in which they grow, so it makes sense that roots near an ore deposit will take on nutrients containing metals if they are present.
A very good baseball hitter might get a hit roughly one time out of every three at-bats, but for prospectors often the results are much sparser and it may take many trips before the prospector hits a home run.
They… create negligible fumes and much less fly rock than blasting. Below are some tips on maximizing your effectiveness with these tools.
When we got set up and I started to swing the coil over a small mound, I got a good signal, faint but repeatable.
Part I of the article addressed modern placer gold deposits. This second installment will address “ancient” flood deposits.
Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.
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