Maitland Bar Nugget to Go On Display
January 2016 by Scott HarnThe box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
The call of gold is a strong one and it has pulled men from every corner of the planet. That said, I guess it’s now my turn to chase far away gold.
Within a few minutes I got my first signal and dug out a small flake about three grains.
I will make the assumption that when any of you take a detector in your hand and head out prospecting for gold you are probably anticipating finding some gold. That’s the general idea, right?
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
Don’t hunker down and just keep digging in one spot where there is very little or no gold—if you don’t find it, you’ve got to get up and move on!
Patience and persistence is the name of the game when you are detecting this way for gold, as you will have to do a lot of work preparing the ground to detect with any degree of success.
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