More Tennessee Gold
July 2009 by Tim LeGrandI got into some bigger rocks to move out of the hole, and some were so large I could barely get them up and out. The walls were steep, and the current kept pushing in more light gravel from the upstream side. I worked my rear off that day.
Down around 10 or 12 inches I hit a large cobble that appeared to be one type of hot rock for this area. I thought bad things about the new technology until I checked the rock.
The first pieces found were in a spot that most gold hunters would not even detect, right in the middle of a downslope meadow.
Dust and dry washing
On January 11, 2002, at 7:00 am, a passerby found what he thought was a dead body by the Pro-Mack South Quartzsite store in front of the gate to the storage lockers next door. The police arrived to find Don Thornton, the Pro-Mack South Quartzsite store manager, unconscious, black and blue...
The country we were to visit was Burkina Faso, a small country about the same size of my home state of Nevada with about 10 times more people. The second day I was in Africa, we went out to the goldfields for the first time.
This adit will be nearly 3.5 miles long when it reaches the ore zone.
Q: I have samples that have assayed 45-75% columbium/niobium. What is it used for? Do you know anyone who is actively processing this ore? Where should I go from here?
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