Jadeite in California
April 2015 by Bill Rich
...two jadeite locations in California have been thoroughly researched by geologists. There are no doubt others that lie in wait.
The steeper the gradient is, the more potential erosive power to move gold and other bedload sediments, and the more power to remove obstacles to flow.
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
…let’s dive in and take a closer look at these rich gold and silver-bearing minerals to find out what they are, where they form, and how to identify them.
Natural gold is never 100% pure; all natural nuggets contain at least some impurities. We're going to take a look at just what some of those impurities might be.
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
While some future cobalt will come from recycling lithium batteries and other products, the coming huge need for cobalt is virtually a perfect storm of heavy demand and insufficient supply.
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
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