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...
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.
Much more information can be gained from that single source and gives you ideas on the gravels for dry washing or where the nuggets may lie for metal detecting
As a guide to those who are thinking of taking up this activity or those who currently practice this trade, I have created a listing of the primary tools and equipment I use when nugget hunting.
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
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