Trail to Treasure
July 2015 by Adam HWe are both very experienced working this type of ground, and we quickly found the pay layer where we would focus our efforts. The bedrock has good gold, but so does the red hard pan.
...I decided to excavate the semi-frozen high-bank that was resting on a soft shale bedrock footing. Within three feet, I encountered an intrusive!
Easing around the bedrock ledges and rock hopping, Terry and I came out into the open and were looking at a nice run of bedrock.
All 28 groups listed agree that Section 402 of the Clean Water Act does not apply and no dredge miner should be asking a state or federal agency for such a permit.
This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.
In some areas these channels were thousands of feet wide, and just figuring out where you are in some of these diggings is a challenge.
It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
It’s a common symptom of gold fever for miners to be very hesitant to let go of gold they’ve found or even have it made into jewelry. I confess, I suffer from the same incurable disease!
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