Who Says You Have to Own a Claim to Find Gold?
April 2012 by R.E. DivineMost of us know making a profit as a small-scale miner is difficult; however, sometimes we combine luck with a little skill and bring home a few ounces of the yellow stuff.
I am going to break bedrock down a bit and explain my view of the varying scenarios I come across in the field.
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
“I heard him hollering down in the hole as soon as I got there,” he said. “I was just glad to see him alive.”
Doubters be informed, yes, there is gold in Africa—lots of gold—and all the good and bad that comes with it.
Many friends have come up to my locale to detect for gold. I am writing this article hoping that it may help anyone who uses a detector to prospect for gold nuggets.
The area was mined intermittently from around 1900 to 1915, but was also mined in the late 1800s, with a total output valued at about $100,000, which is around $9.5 million at the current gold price.
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