Tracing Gold To Its Source
June 2021 by Chris Ralph
In this article I am going to talk about the different sources of gold and the clues a prospector can follow to find the source.
Excited for this first notable evidence, I returned to that riverbed, looking for another paystreak and obviously more jade.
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It all occurred when Gus and I returned to a remote placer gold area where we had previously found really good gold. The problem was that it would take about an hour to walk through the desert to get to it.
Pumps can be set up quite a distance away horizontally from the sluice, even hundreds of feet. It will work so long as there is sufficient water at the source where the pump is located. Vertical distance is more of a problem than horizontal distance; 30 to 40 feet is the maximum vertical climb for most pumps.
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Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
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