Placers Directly Associated with Lode Deposits
October 2017 by Alex Dolbeare
Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
We soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.
Your odds of going home with gold will be higher using the discrimination mode, even if you might have misread one of the targets you rejected.
...day one was like watching the Gold Rush television show. He furiously worked the nozzle in an up and down fashion that resembled Jack Hoffman sitting on a backhoe.
There is a major change coming in the economy of the world and now is the time for prospectors and miners to grab a ticket and get on board.
Then I came to a section of recently exposed gravel that looked unworked. Water seeped out all around, making the ground beneath a sea of slick mud.
I get a lot of questions from prospectors about garnets, their value and what they tell us about the geology of some types of mineral deposits. So I thought it would be a good idea to take a closer look at the lowly garnet and learn a bit more about it.
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