represents areas previously worked by miners fossicking
for gold by digging holes.
picking gold up with the naked eye.
Area: top layer of soil processed for gold.
detector, surface noise negligible.
highly mineralized ground.
Quartz and Slate extending North and South.
A Gold Shedding coming into existing diggings from left
When the Gold has diffused away from its original origin,
mainly from the Quartz Reef and traveled to a lower destination
where it then becomes embedded.
Commonly known as Sandstone and Slate, which are Sedimentary
Where miners have previously dug down in search for gold.
Ground area with little or no soil.
Circular mound of gravel shaped like a doughnut, with another
mound in the Center for a post. As horse walks around outside
dragging a beam with chains and weights suspended from it,
which helped break up the clay and free the gold.
A mass of clay, pebbles, and other matter fused together
forming a solid mass of stone.
Silica Mineral in crystalline form, mostly white in color,
but with a variety of other colors and sometimes can contain
either small or large amounts of gold. These reef
lines mainly run or point in a North and South direction,
but have been known to have been pushed out of alignment
over Millions of Years.
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2002-2003 Gold Nuggets Resource, Torrance, California.