Residual, Lateritic and Gossan "Soils" as Potential Nuggetshooting Sites
November 2000 by Jim StraightNearly everyone who has drywashed or metal detected for placer gold within hardrock gold-mining areas is aware of "residual placers" (a.k.a. seam diggin's)...
What were we doing going down a 4.5 mile trail to a cold river where there was no guarantee of anything except some ice and maybe cold hands and feet? First it seemed our winter was going to be a drought, and then all that reversed.
Q: Will my detector react to fine gold?
As we go to press, Horseshoe Bar Action & Research, a division of the Gold Country Miners small-scale mining club, brought to ICMJ's attention a potentially very significant problem for gold dredgers in California.
- DOI to address threatened species
- 141 Confirmations still pending
- California withdrawals canceled
• What the government wants the government gets...
• A drop in the ocean...
• Do we get a paycheck for this?
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
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