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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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Symbolic of wealth, status, and power, gold not only retains its value when the economy is vigorous; it maintains its value during times of geopolitical uncertainty. Gold is often referred to as a “crisis commodity” as investors flee to its relative safety when world tensions threaten to disrupt the normal flow of commerce. Lord knows, we are in a crisis now as inflatioin skyrocks and we all are feeling the pinch. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Montana Gold Claims
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Do you want to increase your odds of finding gold? If so, here are a few tips for beginners that successful prospectors suggest. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Montana Gold Claims
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With lots of new people joining the quest for gold, thought I would share this helpful article. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2022 at Montana Gold Claims
Call me at 509-389-2606 at your convenience. It is still available. I am happy to talk mining and answer all your questions. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2022 at Montana Gold Claims
Call me at 509-389-2606 at your convenience. It is still available. I am happy to talk mining and answer all your questions. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2022 at Montana Gold Claims
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Do You Own a Mining Claim, or Do you Mine Gold? No matter, lode or placer, following a few simple steps will remarkedably increase your odds of honing in on a rich gold bearing vein or a workable placer. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2022 at Montana Gold Claims
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Yellow Bucket Placer, Cedar Creek Mining District, Mineral Co., Montana, USA Physiography and General Geology: See: US Geological Study On September 11, 1971, John B. Burleson, mining engineer, Regional Office, Missoula, Montana, accompanied by Geoffrey F. Wilson, resource assistant, USFS... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2021 at Montana Gold Claims
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The Bonanza Gulch Claim also includes a lode mine with ore car and rail intact. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2021 at Montana Gold Claims
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Never throw away your black sand concentrates. It takes extremely good panning techniques to capture fine or flour gold in a pan, and a high energy sluice will generally wash the micron gold out with the tailings, maybe even easier than washing out the fine black sand. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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A native element and precious metal, gold has long been prized for its beauty, resistance to chemical attack and workability. As it is found as a native element, has a relatively low melting point (1063 degrees Celsius) and is malleable, it has been used by mankind for thousands of years. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2020 at Montana Gold Claims
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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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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