Making A Big Discovery
January 2019 by Chris Ralph
We sent them a lot of information, including my presentation about the area and its potential. We were excited to learn a couple weeks later that the company was interested in the property.
The fine art of panning heavy sands requires a measure of patience. If you enjoy panning gold, you ought to enjoy this too, once you get the hang of it.
South African gold miners are turning their anger towards Britain, charging that the sale of 25 tons of gold by the Bank of England has depressed gold prices and put them out of work.
How to go about the entire process of prospecting is a big question. The answer comes down to research and preparation.
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
Some claim they can smell gold. This may be, but when I take a whiff of gold, I smell dirt, rotten eggs, garlic or just nothing: my nose is everything but sensitive.
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
Take a look at the picture—it’s pretty simple and you can build it yourself.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts - Need advice on melting gold • Ask The Experts - Can gold be found with sugary, crystalline quartz? • More On Gold Indicators—What to Look For • The Underground Mining Adventure Continues • Alaska Gold: Lisianski Inlet's First Bonanza • Advancements in Non-Toxic Gold and Silver Leaching • Route Planning Using GPS • The Mineral Range Districts of Utah • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Stupid Is As Stupid Does • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices