Lost Sally's Gold
December 2015 by Tom LeftwichShe 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.
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.
It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
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