More on Detecting Pocket Gold
August 2017 by Ray Mills
What I hope to do here is to give you some information that will help you, the reader, pick out locations that will be better for you to detect and give you a possibility of finding gold.
While none of the historical mining camps are active, the area is still a hub of activity for the modern prospector, and claims still blanket the hills and gulches.
What I saw was a beach area that was just completely covered in black sand. Rubbing my hands close together like a kid in a candy store, I could not wait to get set up.
The zone of influence of each sample must be carefully considered when deciding how far sample sites should be spaced from each other.
We continue to seek out a patented mining property with an owner who is willing to host such an event with a water supply and enough remaining gold to make it worthwhile for the students.
Excited for this first notable evidence, I returned to that riverbed, looking for another paystreak and obviously more jade.
It was down deeper than I expected for surface trash. It wasn't until I was down six inches that the target screamed from my scoop.
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