Gold! Gold! How and Where to Prospect for Gold (Petralia)


Gold! Gold! How and Where to Prospect for Gold (Petralia)

Beginners handbook.  Why, where & how to of gold.

Gold! Gold! A beginners handbook and recreational guide: How & Where to prospect for Gold! reveals everything you will need to know to start your search for this most precious metal! Beginning with an historical overview and geological background, Gold! Gold! gives the reader a thorough understanding of WHY gold is WHERE it is and HOW you can recover it. Seven profusely illustrated chapters from both 19th and 21st century resources outline and instruct on all popular oldtime and modern recovery methods from panning, sluicing, dredging through the use of metal detectors. Gold panning to nugget hunting can be enjoyed by folks and families of all ages and with the historic high price of gold in the world market, Gold! Gold! will show you how to sucessfully pursue and profit from this exciting activity.

General Fitz John Porter, cashiered for misbehavior before the enemy by a politically driven court-martial in 1863, following Second Manassas, undertook a decades-long fight to have his conviction reconsidered. Finally, a board headed by General John M. Schofield cleared Porter's good name. Records of the Schofield trial were rare until Anders made this fresh study of the case.

Recent scientific satellite photo-imaging technology confirms that the early miners only scratched the surface. This book tells the best way to find gold.

"How can you go wrong?...the cost of the book is a small price to pay for a dream of a lifetime." --West Coast Writers Guild

"Was one of your New Year's resolutions to become very, very rich? Ours was, so when Gold! Gold! came into our possession, we were pleased indeed...novice prospectors will find this a valuable guide...we're hooked." --San Francisco Chronicle

"...this book tells the best ways to make prospecting pay off." --Field & Stream magazine

About the Author
From his home base in Northern California, Joe Petralia has explored, propected, camped, rafted and flyfished across the United States from Alaska down to the Baja. He has demonstrated his prospecting techniques on TV's ;Two on the Town; and holds several copyrights and registered trademarks on proprietary products that he has brought to the recreational marketplace. He is currently finishing up a Western novel set in the 1870's and still actively pursues his main advocations of prospecting for gold.

Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Sierra Trading Post (January 1, 2006)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.4 inches

Price: $12.95