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February 2011 by Staff
• Copenhagen—Don't ask, don't tell
• Will consider lease or trade
• By the numbers
• If at first you don’t succeed...
• By the numbers...
If developed with metal detecting in mind, this virgin ground could be a bonanza for nugget hunting.
So, I took the plunge. I decided on the maximum I would pay for the claim, then placed my bid. A day later I received a congratulations e-mail that I was the high bidder, and oh, by the way, send us your money.
Looking for help on unproven claim
Some experienced panners with the vigor and longevity to spend a full day panning in the small creeks and ravines can possibly find as much as a gram or more on a good day.
In some places valuable ores can be found within the waste material of mine dumps, sorted ore piles, and detrital vein matter at the surface. Though many of these old mine sites can be an excellent source of gold, not all are created equal.
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