Sulfides and Intergrain Gold Wire Nuggets
March 2018 by Bilbo Kringle
...these nuggets have not traveled far from the lode because the golden wire lattices would have been torn apart or flattened during weathering of rock and deposition by violent stream action.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
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Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
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Nuggets make for the best memories and this patch was just adding to mine. In the hours of daylight I had left, I worked from that nugget to the bottom of the patch, collecting eight more nuggets.
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