Prospecting With The Help of Fluvial Geomorphology
March 2011 by Jim HalloranQuiz yourself about the stream in figure 5. Based on your previous knowledge of where gold is found in a stream and in this article, where do you think you will find the most gold?
A treasure-seeking young man whose name will forever remain anonymous made the months-long journey either over land or by sailing ship to California after word spread about the gold strike in 1849.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
Even as late as 1906, Delamar was second only to Tonopah and Goldfield in production outshining many better known areas. Since the first discoveries, more than 700,000 ounces of gold have been produced from the mines here.
The Beatty Mining District in south-central Nevada has been one of the most productive Mining Districts in the state, producing millions of ounces of gold together with silver, fluorite, mercury and other valuable minerals.
Q: Are there any mills that handle VMS ore?
…some miners are doing exceptionally well… with a few obtaining amounts estimated in the millions of dollars.
There are many prospects within the known mineralized area and along the margins of the mineralized area that should be examined for gold and silver.
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