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Feb

20 Gram Gold Nugget Liberty Gold Mine Washington State

20 Gram Gold Nugget metal detecting

Okay, I know for you purest this article title may be taken as somewhat misleading, because the gold nugget was found in an underground gold mine. But, the truth is if the guy with the Minelab metal detector was not scanning the wall of the mine this nugget would have never been found. In this mine they were following the lower bedrock and finding most of their nuggets there. I’m pretty sure after this they use the metal detector on all sides of the mine! Read more »

4
Feb

Pounds of Gold – Gold Mining

Pounds of Gold – Gold Mining

From the 1700’s all the way to 1970 Gold was valued at $20 per ounce. When this documentary was put on digital (Oct. 2017) gold was trading at about $1250 per troy ounce. Great documentary!

Glenn Wadstein mined Sterling Creek Mine from 1986-2001 and found pounds and pounds of gold.
He built his own equipment and treated the job as a sand and gravel operation. Here’s the equipment he built, the way he moved overburden to reveal the ore and how he processed the ore to filter out the gold. Read more »