The Hill of Gold
February 2018 by Adam H
I was amazed and surprised, and I took a moment to admire how beautiful this coarse chunk of gold was. It later weighed exactly one-half ounce.
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
Many friends have come up to my locale to detect for gold. I am writing this article hoping that it may help anyone who uses a detector to prospect for gold nuggets.
Potholes in bedrock can trap placer minerals and even be glory holes. They are, at least, interesting geologic phenomena, and at best, a treasure trove of gold nuggets.
There is a unique anticipation that comes with waking in gold country. The long early morning rays bring warmth after a cold night. Restless nights allow thoughts of gold hidden in the ground for too long.
Today it is getting tougher and tougher to find a place to prospect. There is one significant haven left for the small miner...
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
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