January 2000 by Carolyn Dobbs"Gold does strange things to people."
For the prospector, knowing what oxidized hydrothermal alteration looks like in the field is an important exploration tool.
...I would bet considerably more lode gold and silver remains to be found in this area, and there are possibilities for small placers and nugget shooting.
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Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
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