November 2018 by Adam H
Right away I got a target, and it ended up being gold from a nice little bench. With only an hour left of daylight, I continued heading upstream and found five more tiny pieces of gold with my VLF…
Today it is getting tougher and tougher to find a place to prospect. There is one significant haven left for the small miner...
This time we took the detectors. Roger had worked that spot very well and wanted to see if my new detector would uncover any gold he might have missed.
Even though they have put down thousands of dollars, the buyers often stop paying on their claims part way through the process after they realize they’ve been duped, but the company just sells it again to another buyer.
Bela and Barbara Kovacs began prospecting for gold about seven years ago as a family orientated outdoors activity. A welder by trade and lured by the simple fact that beach sands can contain small bits of precious metals, Bela decided a few years ago to build a sand sucking contraption that can sift the shoreline for anything worth keeping.
• The 75-ounce Butte County nugget is the largest found in California since the 156-ounce Mojave nugget in the 1970s...
I opted for the underwater portion of the river. All I have to do is float down the river and pick large flakes and small nuggets out of cracks and crevices while staying cool in the summer heat.
Time is a commodity which if traded would dwarf the price of gold. Nobody has enough of it; we can’t make more of it; and whether squandered or spent wisely, once gone, it’s gone forever. To find gold we have to spend time.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Skim Bar Placers article clarification • Ask The Experts - Is LR2000 working correctly? • Ask The Experts - What claim papers am I required to file at the county level? • Fall Drywashing—Just the Right Time of Year • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Doomed from the Start • Understanding Large Gold Deposit Types: Discovering New Mines • Roads to Nowhere • Treasure Hunters Challenge FBI Over Dig for Civil War Gold • Out of the Ashes—New Access to Gold • Alluvial Paystreaks • Arizona Prospector Rescued from Mine Shaft • California State and US National Gold Panning Championships • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices