Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
July 2003 by Staff
Bill and the geologist lost interest and as far as I know, nothing more was done to locate the deposit.
There are loads of new gold prospectors attracted by the current high prices, and so I thought it might be a great time to take a look at what makes some prospectors so much more successful than others.
• Do as I say, not as I do...
• By the numbers...
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
I began detecting at the bottom of the gully and started making my way upstream. About mid-way there was a nice, flat stretch for about ten feet.
The Candelaria area is of interest to prospectors not just for silver, gold and other metals, but also for the beautiful gemstones found there.
A couple of years ago Smokey Joe (Joe Parsons) and I partnered up on a placer claim on Perry Creek in southeastern British Columbia. This is one of the old gold creeks from the early days.
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