Spectacular Specimens Found in Northern Nevada
December 2003 by StaffA prospector, who wishes to remain nameless, located the pictured chevron gold specimens on October 29, 2003.
His small business managed to pump millions of dollars over the years into the California economy.
Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.
Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
The time-honored objective in recovering gold from placers has always been to discover and recover gold from the detritus of both known and unknown lodes. The traditional method to recover gold from desert dry placers was to locate and work the enriched gravels known as the “pay streak.” This pay streak was usually found directly over false or true bedrock and within the upper few inches of the bedrock itself.
• Bringing down the house
• German "manhandlers"
• Don't call us; we'll call you...
• Laziness pays off
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
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