Platinum Claims on Heines Creek
April 2002 by Ron WendtThere aren’t too many workable placer deposits of platinum in the world today. Most of the platinum found is in hardrock lodes, usually mixed in the gold, silver or copper outcrops.
During the upward stroke, water is pushed up through the shot layer causing it to open up and lifting the gravel particles above. The heavier particles settle faster based on Stokes law, and move down into the shot bed layer, while the lighter...
To many geologists and prospectors, “greenstone belts” are synonymous with “gold belts” since they provide excellent places to search for gold.
Bad advice from Fish & Game
Within a very few minutes, I had my first nice sounding target. It turned out to be a nice earring-size gold piece that was about a half a gram.
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