Re: [ALL TREASURE TALES USA ] Arkansas, helpful tips on placer mining...
- No Problem, glad to help where I can.
Thanks a lot Jimi! I'll check those areas out. Do you think a metal
detector would pick up any gold out there? I've got a bounty hunter but
I'm not for sure how good it is. Again, thanks for the information.
During the summer months I'm in hot springs so I'll check it out. Hey if
I find a bunch I'll send some your way.
From: Desert Eagle [mailto:jimi@...]
Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2003 9:48 AM
Subject: [ALL TREASURE TALES USA ] Arkansas, helpful tips on placer
Maybe this will help Joe,
The Ouachita Mountains are where I used to prospect for gold, also
silver. Look for stained Quartz veins in the intrusions and fault
Check the bench gravel's as well as the usual area's in the streams.
check bench and stream gravel's about 12 miles south west of Hot
would recommend a high banker for most of it, but a rocker box is also
effective. Test pan several areas and sample the high benches and old
Tisuary gravel bars well above the current stream gravel locations. I
several old stream gravel beds 10 to 20 feet above the current stream
produced well. You won't get rich, but it is a lot of fun and there is
Hope this helps,