Below you will find the free gold prospecting videos and free content that you subscribed for: (More coming later…)
Introducing “ProspectorJess” channel on YouTube (Got gold fever?)
Now let’s look at – “Where does gold go in a storm?”
Note: H4G-Gold prospecting videos are typically divided into several 4 to 8 min segments.
Feel free to skip forward on any part you’ve seen. I suggest repeat watching to get the big picture though.
Note: To see all 8 video parts: [click to watch…]
Video Part 8 of 8: “Gold in a storm – Sampling for pay-streaks”
Question: Why should you hunt for gold?
Download this USGS gold reference document –
Get the USGS Gold PDF here
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Gold – “Through the ages, men and women have cherished gold, and many have had a compelling desire to amass great quantities of it — so compelling a desire, in fact, that the frantic need to seek and hoard gold has been aptly named “gold fever.” Gold was among the first metals to be mined because it commonly occurs in its native form — that is, not combined with other elements — because it is beautiful and imperishable, and because exquisite objects can be made from it. ” USGS site
Download this CA Dept of conservation – Division of mines and geology – Placer gold recovery PDF document here
Reviewed by PJ – This is a great introduction to various placer gold mining and concentration techniques. Of particular interest is the technical advancement from the rocker box and hungarian riffle of 1849 through the modern shaker table and helical concentrating machines of today. There’s a big difference in efficiency in that time frame, that means more gold for you! Pretty cool…