The Paragenesis of Gold & Silver Deposits
March 2015 by Chris Ralph…if you are game for digging in and learning more about the intricate details of how gold deposits form, then let’s jump right in.
Many of the Sixteen to One’s challenges arise from its unusual geology and the pocket characteristics of the ore deposits.
Copper is a critically important metal that we need to run our modern electronic society, and the long term outlook for this metal is for a steady increase in price.
This area could be re-evaluated for placer scheelite and gold potential in the future along with sand and gravel processing…
I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
The process of recognizing ores all starts with being able to recognize some basic minerals and knowing what hard rock ore looks like in the districts where you prospect.
The Wyoming State Geological Survey announced ten new geologic maps have been completed and are now available.
There are times when being able to recognize a type of rock can make you a much more successful prospector.
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