Strategies for Detecting Heavily Pounded Areas—Part III
June 2022 by Reese Townes
This helps me to see if there is a pattern taking place with where I am finding nuggets, and when I study the map layer with all of my pins marking nuggets, I can drop in new pins where I want to search the next day.
When it was all setup and running, you had everything coming off the dredge riffles into the boil box. At the hole section, some of the water got sucked down and pulled a lot of black sand and over heavies…
Doubters be informed, yes, there is gold in Africa—lots of gold—and all the good and bad that comes with it.
There you’re expected to be personally responsible in making decisions, and yes, it can be costly. When you are responsible for your own life, you live life more, and with it you certainly risk more.
It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
Four nuggets, ranging from one to four pennyweight, had been found originally. All four nuggets were found in a line about ten feet apart from each other.
The gold in this area can get quite large. Most of the pieces are about half a pennyweight on average.
Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
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