Wednesday, February 1, 2012

GOLD & DIAMOND PROSPECTING - Free downloadable publications.

Coffee before rock hunting - sketch by the Gemhunter
Free Down loadable Publications to help you prospect (if you have problems down-loading these, please look at our website where we have these and others attached as pdf down-loadable documents.

GOLD PROSPECTING

MINERALS & ROCKS of WYOMING

GUIDE TO PROSPECTING & Rock HUNTING

SEARCHING FOR PLACER DIAMONDS

MINERAL RESOURCES of the SWEETWATER CANYON WILDERNESS STUDY AREA (South Pass)

KIMBERLITES & LAMPROITES in COLORADO & WYOMING (diamonds)

METALLIC MINERAL DEPOSITS IN WYOMING

BIG CREEK PEGMATITE (area for rare earths, copper and gold)

GEOLOGY & DIAMOND TESTING

ORE DEPOSITS of WYOMING

ECONOMIC GEOLOGY of the COPPER MOUNTAIN district (gold, copper, gemstones). This would be a good place to prospect for aluminum-rich gems such as ruby, sapphire, iolite, kyanite, etc).

TITANIFEROUS MAGNETITE DEPOSITS (this is a very interesting area that likely has enormous resources of titanium and vanadium - it is also located near some very large labradorite and iolite gemstone deposits.
Paleoplacer gold. This is a stream deposit that has solidified over time. To mine this, one would have to blast. The largest gold deposit in the world is located at the Witwatersrand, South Africa and is in a paleoplacer


FIELD GUIDE TO THE SEMINOE MOUNTAINS (this area has significant gold and iron resources and likely has some nice gold in DeWeese Creek. We also identified a large paleoplacer gold deposit along the northern flank of the range near the Miracle Mile as well as evidence for a very rich diamond deposit) .

Underground in the Comstock mine, Sketch by the
Gemhunter.

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