Trails to Gold
August 2022 by Don Robinson
Reaserch is a critical step in finding new areas.
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
The placer deposits of Utah occur in two distinct types of environments. These are 1) placers found adjacent to, and derived from, gold, silver and base-metal deposits; and 2) placers found in major rivers and derived from unknown, distant sources.
The Nevada Senate introduced SB108 in 2009 to prohibit PVC piping utilized by miners to stake mining claims.
As I have always done, I stashed those heavy black rocks in my pack and put them in the garden at home. They never were given a second thought until a half decade later…
“Metal detecting is not a social function.” So said a good friend of mine. And it’s true. But that’s not to say the benefits of having a prospecting partner don’t outweigh those of being alone.
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Ask the Experts • Quartz: The Indicator of Gold • On the Road • High Sierra Gold • Stamp Mills • Prospecting the Easy Way • The Importance of Prepping you Gold Detecting Spots • Hunting for Big Gold in a Haunted Canyon • PLP Update • Blast from the Past—The Source of Gold Mines Cranks up for Business Men • Resource Maven—Independent Analysis of the Resource Markets • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral and Metal Prices • Over the Divide: Retta Atkins & Darren VanHouten