Streams of Gold: A beginning prospectors guide to alluvial deposits

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‘STREAMS OF GOLD’ can not and will not take you by the hand to, or place a sign in the stream, ‘Dig Here for’, your gold. Such a suggestion by this Author or any decent prospector would be to deliver false optimism and untruths. If you want to find your gold, then I am afraid you will have to work for it ‘STREAMS OF GOLD’ will stand you in the general area (a place where gold has been found in past), which is in itself, no big deal? ‘STREAMS OF GOLD, A beginning Prospectors guide to alluvial deposits’ – is exactly what it says, a guide to understanding the distribution of alluvium within a stream of which gold is, at some point of time, or at some undefined location, a member of the alluvium family. Mother nature does not inherit the same interest in gold as the prospector, to her gold is just another piece of alluvium and all is treated as equal by the power of the stream. ‘STEAMS OF GOLD’ examines the primary, secondary and eddy currents of the stream and explains why gold is likely to find its resting place amid ‘Natures Natural Riffles’. Enough said, other authorities can speak louder than the author. Google - “STREAMS OF GOLD” "jackson", and view comments by other prospectors, all of which are favourable comments and recommendations? Need more information, visit the Author’s Site - https://sites.google.com/site/howtofindgoldinariver

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Began my apprenticeship as a Aircraft Instrument Technician, studied electronics and later joined the Victoria Police Force, eventually retiring from the workforce in 2005. In 1967 Picked up a gold pan and went to Walhalla, a small gold mining town in south east Victoria, sat down on a gravel bar and began my search for gold. Did not find any gold until after I bought a book, discovered the point bar and realised the importance of sampling a stream. Over a 3 month period I found a few specks of gold, all up about 2 or 3 gram. I thought I was king of the river?. I met 'Hans' on the river, a 60 to 65 year old prospector. What this man did not know about prospecting was not worth talking about. A friendship developed, he took me under his wing and became my mentor. Every weekend for about 18 months I was undergoing a second apprenticeship. I was introduced to sampling a stream and very rapidly became aware of its importance and tedium. I certainly learnt a lot from him. The importance of the grave bar? Was introduced to natures natural riffles? Became fully aware that the water travels in more directions than just down stream? The difference between creep and suspension? And developed an understanding that gold is just another piece of the alluvium in the stream? It later became my desire to know more about the placement of gold in a stream. Most were aware of where to find their gold, I needed to know how and why. By regularly visiting libraries I became aware of stream technology and began to further realise the importance of the secondary currents within a stream, their ability to construct gravel bars along with the capability of the stream bed and the bar to trap gold. I now no longer search for gold in its true sense, I seek the desired alluvium after I am aware gold is present in the stream and look for minor indications to where the appropriate alluvium has been released by the stream and hope gold is an ingredient of the alluvium set down Gold was a lot easier to locate in the late 60's and early 70's the population on the stream was minor, not to mention that Australia's population then was only about 10 million. Floods were more frequent, at least annually, so the gold was regularly replenished. The gold detector was unheard of. The only avenue open to the weekend prospector was the stream and its contents

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. STREAMS OF GOLD can not and will not take you by the hand to, or place a sign in the stream, Dig Here for , your gold. Such a suggestion by this Author or any decent prospector would be to deliver false optimism and untruths. If you want to find your gold, then I am afraid you will have to work for it STREAMS OF GOLD will stand you in the general area (a place where gold has been found in past), which is in itself, no big deal? STREAMS OF GOLD, A beginning Prospectors guide to alluvial deposits - is exactly what it says, a guide to understanding the distribution of alluvium within a stream of which gold is, at some point of time, or at some undefined location, a member of the alluvium family. Mother nature does not inherit the same interest in gold as the prospector, to her gold is just another piece of alluvium and all is treated as equal by the power of the stream. STEAMS OF GOLD examines the primary, secondary and eddy currents of the stream and explains why gold is likely to find its resting place amid Natures Natural Riffles . Enough said, other authorities can speak louder than the author. Google - STREAMS OF GOLD jackson, and view comments by other prospectors, all of which are favourable comments and recommendations? Need more information, visit the Author s Site - //. Seller Inventory # APC9781466202511

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. STREAMS OF GOLD can not and will not take you by the hand to, or place a sign in the stream, Dig Here for , your gold. Such a suggestion by this Author or any decent prospector would be to deliver false optimism and untruths. If you want to find your gold, then I am afraid you will have to work for it STREAMS OF GOLD will stand you in the general area (a place where gold has been found in past), which is in itself, no big deal? STREAMS OF GOLD, A beginning Prospectors guide to alluvial deposits - is exactly what it says, a guide to understanding the distribution of alluvium within a stream of which gold is, at some point of time, or at some undefined location, a member of the alluvium family. Mother nature does not inherit the same interest in gold as the prospector, to her gold is just another piece of alluvium and all is treated as equal by the power of the stream. STEAMS OF GOLD examines the primary, secondary and eddy currents of the stream and explains why gold is likely to find its resting place amid Natures Natural Riffles . Enough said, other authorities can speak louder than the author. Google - STREAMS OF GOLD jackson, and view comments by other prospectors, all of which are favourable comments and recommendations? Need more information, visit the Author s Site - //. Seller Inventory # APC9781466202511

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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. 148 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.5in.Whenever I view the Internet and read what is purported to be a guide, or some form of assistance to the beginning prospector, I read comments about floods, bedrock, the gold trail, gravel bars, along with other random comments and opinions which infer to certain constants relating to the deposition of gold. I find the information supplied to be somewhat incorrect, very insufficient, sometimes misleading and other times occasionally responsible. The beginning prospector is definitely faced with a dilemma if trying to sift thought all the information that is available over the Internet nowadays. STREAMS OF GOLD, amongst other things, considers and discusses - The gravel bar - I dont believe a low pressure or slowing of the stream is capable of piling such a magnificent mass of alluvium that increases in stature as it backs away from the stream. There must be stronger forces at work The ideal location to begin your search is where gold has previously been found, though correct, this comment delivers the impression, You are where the gold is so dig and enjoy From this location you must search for an indication of its presence, if you are fortunate enough to locate it begin your search in earnest. Sampling a stream is a chore, not an enjoyable task if it is managed correctly. If you have sampled successfully there must be further favourable sites than the renowned inside bend or point bar The Gold Trail, inside bend to inside bend If your gold creeps along the stream bed how does it negotiated such a maize of obstruction. If it is transported by suspension, why isnt the trail outside bend to outside bend Or is there more to consider. The stream is very turbulent and dangerous during times of flood and the secondary currents created are of a very savage temperament Does any beginning prospector understand how his gold finds its resting site or is it just common knowledge that certain sites are better than others. Why does the gold detector appear to locate gold away from the favourable or known deposition sites within a stream What part does the stream play in the deposition of gold Does the stream realise the distinction between gold and any other alluvium in its control Why should Mother Nature treat gold any different to quartzite or ironstone and does she realise the difference, or is all just another slave of the stream When I first began my quest 40 odd years ago I believed the inside bend, or point bar of a stream was the best location to find gold. I met an Old Time Prospector and became his pupil for about 18 months. Did this man know the stream At the end of my apprenticeship I was very much aware of some of the favourable locations to find my gold. The best advice he offered me was to Question everything, and be completely observant whenever I found my gold as the stream will tell a story. Over time I began to notice very slight or discrete differences in the make-up of the stream, whether by a slight increase or decrease in bank height, a widening of the stream bed or alteration to gavel class or size, there are tell tale signs. These slightly noticeable alterations started me to question everything. It was now time to ask Why rather than Where I found my gold. My studies had me in and out of libraries, I began to read up on stream technology and the more I learnt, the more I required knowing. There are very strong and powerful forces at work within a stream. Each and every one of these forces is deciding where the next alluvial dump will occur and Mother Nature is only dumping her alluvium, she doesnt care or know, her only concern is that it is a slave of the stream, it is the prospector that hopes gold is an ingredient of the alluvium laid down. For further about STREAMS of GOLD or to down load and view a number of random pages visit my website at - https: sites. google. comsitehowtofindgo This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9781466202511

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