Using Structural Clues to Locate Buried Placer Channels
April 2014 by Jim HalloranThey must have assumed the paystreak was spotty and had been mined out, so they never mined as close to the side of the valley as they should have.
I made my way up past where I left off and the wash was going to end in about 100 feet. It was then I got a sweet signal.
After a while I got a very nice signal and out came a sweet kidney-shaped bit of gold weighing about three grams.
At one time or another, many miners will look seriously at purchasing a mining claim...Usually it’s a significant financial commitment, so how do you know if you are getting a good deal?
Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.
In the “toolbox” of most every prospector there are certain tools that we tend to use consistently for a variety of reasons. Have you ever noticed that tools and equipment tend to wear out, rust and fall apart whether we use them or not?
Through a program that began in 2011, Barrick Gold Corp.-owned Golden Sunlight has paid out more than $45 million to small miners in the last seven years...
What I saw was a beach area that was just completely covered in black sand. Rubbing my hands close together like a kid in a candy store, I could not wait to get set up.
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