The Rich Hill Outing
April 2006 by Chris RalphOut in the western gold country, the traffic of electronic prospectors on the hills appears to be increasing at a rapid rate. While a lot of factors are contributing to this, probably the biggest force attracting these new folks is the continuing...
Here's the kicker—for every lost flake there was a five minute penalty added to the time. Lost gold generally meant you didn't make it past the preliminaries.
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... if the “renewed prosperity” concept fails to materialize and additional crises are on their way—each one to be met with currency expansions and worsening conditions—then we would speculate that gold and silver will move higher.
In 1997, I had been working a hard rock claim in Lone Valley, Nevada with two partners. It was a small seam about one to two inches wide that had free gold up to 9 ounces per ton.
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I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
Located about thirty miles west of Delta, Utah, just to the north of Highway 6-50, is a tall rocky crag with an apparent notch missing from the peak. This is Notch Peak.
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