It Pays to Know Your Bedrock
November 2017 by Michael Matus
On our last trip, we brought ropes and went down the first waterfall forty vertical feet, only to be confronted by a second, sixty-foot-high, overhanging waterfall that emptied into a slot canyon.
The gold was very chunky and much of it had quartz attached. Even back then I knew that the gold was very close to its source.
NOI or POO for small backhoe
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
How to go about the entire process of prospecting is a big question. The answer comes down to research and preparation.
There is always an overwhelming feeling when finding gold of any size, but one like this doesn’t come along very often.
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?
Take a look at the picture—it’s pretty simple and you can build it yourself.
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