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April 2019 by Staff
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The mine site consists of river gravels from an ancient channel covering over 20 acres, and the place is covered with very large river rock and small tree overgrowth.
That prospecting effort you are about to spend your time on...is it worth your effort? If you are going to devote your time to it, you will need all the facts you can get.
...we will continue our examination of the rich streams and mining districts, and then take a look at some of the big nuggets that have been found here.
...if you have a good, rich spot, hand-operated systems can produce some decent gold.
My intention was to end this discussion with waypoints and routes, then I found USGS maps of the Plainfield Quadrangle.
…we focused on various layers of hard-packed flood material out of the creek, and we also obtained some material up quite a ways from the creek itself on bedrock.
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