The Art of Finding Coarse Gold—Part III
February 2005 by Chris RalphIn the first part of this article, we took a look at the special geology required to form coarse gold. In the second part, we looked at field examples of coarse gold occurrences and the geology of residual placers.
Everyone has a bucket list, and one of my items has always been to dredge and dive in a major river, Oregon’s Rogue, with the opportunity to find some chunky gold.
Plans are also under way to coordinate with the incoming chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
In southwestern Canada a couple of summers ago, the weather was extremely dry. So dry in fact, that some of the streams were at lows not seen in many decades. The wonderful advantage for sniping in the following fall was that...
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