How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector
April 2010 by Russ FordHe didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.
Some 250 million years ago, the Earth had just one supercontinent, known as “Pangaea.” For whatever reason, the supercontinent began to break apart. South America and Africa remained joined, as “Gondwana,” until 65 million years ago, when they split apart. The obvious “fit” of South America with Africa was noted by geologists back in the 19th century, but it was not until Alfred Wegener came out with his “continental drift” hypothesis in 1912 that people took note.
Geologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
As you search for cryptovolcanic structures in Colorado and Wyoming look to see if the anomaly has white soil. If the anomaly lies within a forest of pines, often the depression will occur in a distinct treeless area outlined by aspens and willows.
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