The Idaho Gamble Part 2
June 2023 by Matthew Hospodar
This article is about our recent gold prospecting adventure, which has yielded over 20 ounces of specimen gold—with more to come.
There are so many places in this region to discuss that one article won’t be enough to cover it all, so I’ll focus on a couple of places that we found interesting while searching for gold.
Within the first 3 hours he and I had found pocket after pocket of gold and couldn't wait to tell Levi of our treasure.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
It is not necessary to have a PhD in geology, but you need to know the basics, so that’s what I am going to try to dig into here—the understandable basics of these gigantic gold deposits.
When he got home that night, he looked at the plotted points of gold and trash he had dug and saw that there was a distinct line where the gold nuggets were being found.
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