Memories of Shirttail Creek, Northern California
June 2020 by Dan Stanton
…for a few hours, we fervently dug for gold. After we did a cleanup, I couldn’t believe the amount we got.
Once across, I panned a couple of spots around some old grass roots and the fine gold was amazingly heavy. Every pan I ran after that had lots of color.
Over the years, I've noticed a pattern in the type of rocks associated with the best gold deposits in Midwestern glacial gravel.
...we will continue our examination of the rich streams and mining districts, and then take a look at some of the big nuggets that have been found here.
Find huge gold nuggets with your metal detector! That has been the promise, and for a lucky group of detectorists in the Ganes Creek “Pound Club” the reality of finding gold at Ganes Creek, Alaska.
If you have a bad case of gold fever like me, then it’s nice to know that you can get some of that pretty yellow metal almost any time of the year, wet or dry.
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
The plea from State Police Chief Pete Kassetas follows what authorities believe is the latest death related to the effort to uncover Forrest Fenn’s treasure.
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