The Reason We Fight
July 2015 by Ron KliewerJoy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
Take a look at the picture—it’s pretty simple and you can build it yourself.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
There is always an overwhelming feeling when finding gold of any size, but one like this doesn’t come along very often.
...I got the faintest of rises in the threshold. It was hardly a signal at all, and I thought it was one of the many, deep, hot rocks in the area.
I figured it would be quite conservative of me to shoot for about four ounces of gold instead of the twelve ounces I had found in 2013.
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