Looking for Gold will inform you of the facts about gold prospecting today - from success stories to places to start, equipment, laws and regulations, supplemental gear, staking a claim and analyzing ore, and working a claim in the United States and Canada. Appreciable amounts of gold are known to occur in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia and Washington. Detailed instructions both for mining lode gold and panning placer gold are right here! Learn to how to make and use rockers, dip boxes, Long Toms, and sluices. With a minimum of investment, you can turn an outdoor vacation into a fun and challenging search for gold - and Looking for Gold shows you how. Contents include: 1 Nuggets are In; Be A Gold Digger; Lode and Placer Gold; Where To Look For Placers; Panning Gold; Other Methods Of Getting Gold; Special Conditions; The Odds Are Long, But The Stakes Are High; Getting Paid To Prospect; Grubstaking, Leasing Or Selling; Staking On Federal Lands; Getting A Deed To Your Claim; Prospecting Kit; Sourdough And Powdered Eggs, Index.
Looking for Gold