So Where's The Gold?
August 2011 by Don Robinson...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
Over the years, I've noticed a pattern in the type of rocks associated with the best gold deposits in Midwestern glacial gravel.
Just three weeks ago one of our prospecting team members decided to go back to this location on his own. He had a new detector and wanted to try it out some.
A while back I was given a very special opportunity to take my metal detector to one of the most famous gold mines in all of California, the Original Sixteen to One mine in Alleghany.
As the ground thaws and dries out and the warmth of spring starts to settle in, it’s time to start afresh with a new prospecting season.
Not long after this, I was camped out with the geologist beside the Similkameen River where he showed me the evidence that an ancient channel existed on our claim.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
Fortunately, there are products on the market that can address these problems and make a small-scale mining operation feasible.
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