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Ohio Panning
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Andrew Nartker
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24 Aug 2019 11:56 PM
    I have found some Gold in the western part of Ohio under a super magnifier but nothing that the kids seem to enjoy. Are there still places that you can go and find flower Gold or just a bit bigger? I was going to buy some pay dirt just to let them have fun but since Im a member I would rather go and hunt for it on a claim which to me is part of the learning and adventure. Thanks for your time and any guidance is better then none.
    Andrew Nartker
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    28 Aug 2019 12:14 AM
    I found a great place for visible gold in the pan-- I forgot no ones going to answer my post due to secrecy and or code of silence.

    You dont want the whole state at your spot
    CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKI
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    28 Aug 2019 01:31 PM
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    Posted By Andrew Nartker on 28 Aug 2019 12:14 AM
    I found a great place for visible gold in the pan-- I forgot no ones going to answer my post due to secrecy and or code of silence.

    You dont want the whole state at your spot
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    Not sure what you mean by that.

    I do support a code of secrecy. A gold claim is like a bank. You don't give away money from your bank account. Once you take money out of the bank, it does not replace itselft. Takes a lot of work to get to a point where you'd stake a claim. Every time I go to a new place, I spend 40 hours of work, an entire week's worth of research to get my boots on the ground in that area. Then, there's either a few hours or days worth of work to see if its worth staking the claim. Most of the time those trips amount to nothing monetarily, but satisfy my itch for adventure. Once I've put that much work into, I'm not going to send GPS coords out. Many stories of people opening up and finding the paystreak they found gone by the time they made it out to the claim.

    What I certainly don't mind doing is telling someone to steer clear of the fresh (Qt) gravels and look for either the older (Tertiary) gravels or areas with dirty nasty looking quarts, or deep red rocks. Before then, may help to see if the area has a mining history and then matching the geology of a well paying mine to an area in the vicinity that is not claimed. Follow the old drywasher tailings.

    Some of the areas I've been to have been prospected by people much smarter than me afterwards and have been claimed. One of the recent ones are lithium claims, which I hope someone develops. If there is a successful mine there someday, I will always be thinking, "What if..."
    Andrew Nartker
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    02 Sep 2019 02:07 AM
    Ok thank you
    Andrew Nartker
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    13 Sep 2019 01:13 AM
    Thank you. Ive found places with rocks that you said to look for. Will head back to it this weekend now that the owner gave me permission. He said theres alot of shiny gold stuff in the water when he was a boy( hes over 80) but no one thought anything of it he said. So we will see
    Andrew Nartker
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    13 Sep 2019 01:13 AM
    Thank you. Ive found places with rocks that you said to look for. Will head back to it this weekend now that the owner gave me permission. He said theres alot of shiny gold stuff in the water when he was a boy( hes over 80) but no one thought anything of it he said. So we will see
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