Greenhorn Finds Gold in Colorado
November 2016 by Ron KliewerUsing a snuffer bottle to pick it out of the pan, he continued his panning efforts. He continued to find more yellowish stuff, but it wasn’t shiny like he thought gold should look.
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
• Using drywashers to work desert gravels
The most commonly asked question in metal detecting is, “Which metal detector should I get?” People worry a lot about not getting the right machine. They do not want to waste their money and their time with the wrong metal detector.
I 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.
Excited for this first notable evidence, I returned to that riverbed, looking for another paystreak and obviously more jade.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
I recently grew complacent, and it caused me to make a mistake that resulted in the loss of a mining claim. It brought my mining plans for the summer to a complete halt.
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