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Gold was first discovered in the Dahlonega area intwenty years before the Gold Rush to California. He got to looking at it and it was full Misty stone porn videos gold. At that time there was so much gold in and around Dahlonega that it laid on top of the ground, washing off the mountainsides for centuries.

The first miners were the lucky ones, being able to pick the gold up by hand. But pretty soon all the easy gold was gone so the miners went to the streams and rivers in search of more easy gold. But all they had at the time was the gold pan. At first the gold pan worked pretty good, but after awhile it became nearly impossible to make any money with it.

The gold pan then became a way of testing first to see what was there. To make any money at it a sluice box was developed to go through more material in less time.

Sometimes rockers were built onto the bottom making it a rocker box but basically the same principal — let gravity do the work. A sluice box was nothing more than a long trough with a riffle system down the middle, similar to a ladder laid down.

As the material washed down the middle the heavier gold and black sand iron oxide would settle to the bottom forming a concentrate while the lighter material washed out the lower end. The concentrate would then be panned for the gold. With 15, men digging up the stream and riverbeds the easy gold was gone quick, so they had to search elsewhere for more easy gold.

In Nathan Hand got the idea that there had to be a better way and he found one. Using a series of pipes Glory hole gold mining georgia ditches, gravity flow water pressure could be used to wash away mountains and get more material Glory hole gold mining georgia feed into the sluices.

The main hydraulic system involved a pipe and ditch system that spanned 26 miles! Shooting all that water through a inch nozzle a water cannon or hydraulic giant Chris brown naked fake was shot up at the mountainside to create a mud-slide bringing the gold-bearing material Glory hole gold mining georgia down directly into the sluice boxes lined up at the bottom.

A series of reservoirs were also built. When one reservoir was used up it was time to clean the sluices while the water was building back up. In abouthard rock was reached on what is now called the Consolidated Gold Mine Property. After several years of testing by Capt.

Ingersoll, Glory hole gold mining georgia and others it was then determined what was providing the gold to the outside world. Not veins of gold but veins of quartz Glory hole gold mining georgia gold. Theory has it that even the solid rock is layered by weight when still in a molten state.

The heavier metals like gold and iron stayed with the heaviest rock of the area — quartz. Most quartz veins containing gold run an average of inches thick, if that big. On the Dahlonega side of the mountain a man named Knight found an area where several extremely large veins were running together forming one giant vein.

Soon the huge vein system was found to be going down-hill at a 45 degree angle heading deeper underground and below the water table. Out of business inthe Consolidated has been reported to be the Friends group nude funny video first attempt at systematic, deep underground mining in the east and quickly become a legend even in its own time.

Whatever the reason: price of gold too low; being below the water-table the gold stuck inside the iron making it too expensive to mine; material not produced fast enough for the stamp mill; or scamming among the investors, the tunnel system was totally abandoned for 75 years until new life was instilled by a coal mining family from Kentucky wishing to change occupations after several generations.

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