Silver City Prospecting Adventures
May 2009 by Alan J. ChenworthI got to Silver City late on a Friday night (OK, it was 2:30am Saturday morning), and the first few snowflakes began to fall as I pulled into the campsite.
Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
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The actions of the hot, ore-bearing solutions are not limited only to the deposition of material within the walls of the fissures.
I set up my dry washer on the north side of the cut and sampled the bed rock and dumps around me. As I was only sampling, I ran for 20-30 minutes, shoveling from a variety of areas.
Increasing restrictions on use of public lands are causing a widening tear through the country's economic and social fabric.
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