Spencer Opal Deposits, Idaho
July 2003 by Lawrence DeeIn order to give the reader a better appreciation of some alternative valuable minerals that can be found by the average prospector, we visited Bob Thompson’s Opal Mountain Mine located in Spencer, Idaho.
Your odds of going home with gold will be higher using the discrimination mode, even if you might have misread one of the targets you rejected.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
The call of gold is a strong one and it has pulled men from every corner of the planet. That said, I guess it’s now my turn to chase far away gold.
I was well on my way in learning about gold prospecting after my successful adventure panning for gold at Coker Creek. It didn’t take me a whole lot of days of panning to decide I needed something better so I could...
There are dry placer gold deposits in every county in Nevada, some of which are yet to be discovered.
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