More On Gold Indicators—What to Look For
January 2019 by Ray Mills
I am learning more about gold deposition in this area than I knew previously. I am passing this information on with the hope that many of you will be able to locate patches and lines a little easier in the future because of this article.
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
Within this area, about two million ounces of gold and fifty million ounces of silver have been mined. Faults, dikes, veins and fissures that carry the ore form a concentric radial pattern—like spokes on a wagon wheel—around the caldera core.
Perhaps the most notable thing about skim placers is that they form on the top surface of gravel bars, as opposed to coarser gold placers where the weight of the gold particles allows the gold to settle down on or near bedrock.
Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.
We had been picking away at it, but the going was mightly slow. Why not use some explosives to advance a little quicker?
Kimberlite is very difficult for geologists to find, let alone prospectors and rock hounds. This is because kimberlite is rarely exposed on the surface and few people know how to identify the rock.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
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