How Long Does It Take to Find and Recover An Ounce of Gold?
June 2019 by Chris Ralph
Some ask if a prospector can collect an entire ounce in a day. It is possible; I’ve done it before.
Q: Will my detector react to fine gold?
Unfortunately, not all the gold that we prospectors find is pretty, or appealing to the eyes. They are not all nice, bright, shiny nuggets with lots of character that carry high collector value.
She said a few thoughts did cross her mind at the time; she thought maybe she should have looked more thoroughly for that hand-drawn map to the claim that we had given her the previous year.
As a gold prospector for the past ten years, I thought that I had a fair understanding of the steps necessary to find gemstones.
A retired gold prospector spent hours digging up his fortune in the northern goldfields near Kambalda, Western Australia, after finding the target with his metal detector.
I recently found myself wondering what would be the ultimate prospecting adventure. What would be the most amazing thing if I had no restrictions or limitations?
There are several counties around Shasta County that offer very good gold detecting. Many of these locations are old hydraulic pits. While detecting these old pits over the years I have come up with some ideas on how to go about hunting them.
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