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Lily Marlene - Marlene Affeld
Where I live there are rainbows . . . . . .
Once I get to know you, I'll tell you later.
Interests: Freelance writer, social influencer - you call the shots and I will make it happen. Blogger, gold prospecting, environment and all things natural. passionate lover of the outdoors, rock hounding and exploring the beauty of nature. writer, photographer. Contact me for questions at marneaffeld@mac.com or call 1-509-389-2606
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First published in 1969, this BLM publication covers the basics for those new to gold prospecting. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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A residual placer is, in effect, a concentration of gold (or other heavy minerals) at or near its point of release from the parent rock Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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The brightness and ornamental beauty of gold have fascinated humans for at least 5,500 years and still does. Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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Panning, at best, is a tedious, back-breaking job and anything done to speed the operation or improve working conditions will be repaid many times over in the form of more reliable results. Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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A hidden gem tucked up against a proven Mineral County producing mine. The claim is up the south fork of Little Joe Creek, just past the rockslide and the turn-off to Moore Lake. The access road is noted to the left as you proceed up the mountain. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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Placer Examination - Principles and Practice Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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After an exceptionally cold winter with records snow accumulations, Spring has arrived in the Big Flat. A drive up the mountain found the roads in excellent condition, freshly graveled, and graded all the way to the intersection of Cedar Creek... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2019 at Montana Gold Claims
Had you asked me 3 years ago, if it were possible to make a living by writing online content, I would have responded with an emphatic “No!" Today, my answer is a resounding “Yes!” Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2018 at Willing Writer
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Write for pleasure without pressure. Pick a subject, share your knowledge with the world and reap the rewards. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at Willing Writer
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Obviously, if you are to be a successful writer, you must have the ability to write well. Every single article you write is a reflection of your professional writing ability and grammatical acumen. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at Willing Writer
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Freelance writing offers an ideal method to supplement your income or a full-time vocation that allows you to work from home in your pajamas. Set your own schedule and work anywhere around the world with an Internet Connection. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at Willing Writer
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Rub the lamp and your magic genie appears.Think quickly now! You have three wishes. If you could have anything you want from life, what would you choose? Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at Willing Writer
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Freelance writing offers an ideal method to supplement your income or a full time vocation that allows you to work from home in your pajamas. Set your own schedule and work anywhere around the world with an Internet Connection. However to do so, you have to find writing assignments. Let the worldwide web know you are available by showcasing your talents with a personal blog or writer's website. Select A Reputable Web Host You may have heard it before, but selecting the right web host for your a writing site is crucial in establishing a viable online presence. Select a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at Willing Writer
The gold is recovered from stream and bench gravels located along the three creeks and their tributaries. The gold originates from veins associated with igneous dykes crosscutting the northward extension of the Bitterroots. Chalcopyrite is the principal ore material, and also carries copper and silver in small amounts. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
Before the Fraser River gold rush got off to a flying start in 1858, Nlaka’pamux who lived by the Thompson River were bringing gold nuggets and gold dust to the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Kamloops. Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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Gold is the most malleable and ductile metal, which makes it very easy to work with. It never tarnishes, and is unaffected by most chemicals. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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Almost every drainage leads to or contains some remarkably beautiful spot. In many ways this area still feels untouched and to wander this land is like stepping back into a simpler more beautiful time. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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Almost the entire gold output came from placer deposits along the creeks that drain the east side of the Bitterroot Mountains and that flow into Clark Fork River between Tarkio and Superior. Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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Grubstake Gulch is located in an area with known gold potential and historic gold recovery operations.. The drainage presents exposed bedrock with shallow pools and deep crevices containing small gravels. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
Gold prices – the highs and lows since 1971 Here is a timeline of gold's trading history Gold has often been a safe haven for investors. Photograph: Chris Collins/Corbin Here are some key dates in gold's trading history since the... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
Interesting and informative article - Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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Yarrow By: Marlene Affeld Yarrow, also known as Herba Militaris, common yarrow, stanchgrass, knight’s milifoil, soldier’s woundwort, or sanguinary, is a perennial herbaceous plant prized for its wealth of medicinal benefits and culinary applications. The healing herb is native to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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Wishing you color in your pan and a life in the wilderness, away from the whirlwind of technology. There is peace in solitude. I am an optimist by nature and I think, if even half of what you read below... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
GoldRushNuggets.com shared an interesting insight into prospecting for gold bearing quartz Gold Bearing Quartz Gold bearing quartz is one of the most rare types of natural gold that you can collect. The vast majority of gold mined today is produced... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims
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“The best place to find a new mine is in the shadow of an old mine.” Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Montana Gold Claims