BLACK SAND~OREGON BEACH GOLD~RICH PAYDIRT~nuggets~NR

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  • Item Category: Antiquities
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 09, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

BLACK SAND FROM THE BEACHES OF THE OREGON COAST - RICH IN GOLD - 1 (one) Pound bag.

*** This is rich black sand from the historic area of Gold Beach, Oregon. The beaches ran rich in gold in the early mining days, and they still do from time to time during big winter storms. You'll see in the pictures below how and w I found I this black sand. I hiked in over 1/2 mile to find this deposit and carried the sand out in a back pack. I would have gladly mined it right t, but t wasn't any water (and no, you can't pump water from the ocean like you can in Nome AK....it's way too rough So instead I packed it out and decided to offer it on ebay.

*** Collectors especially will appreciate this auction as to my knowledge no one's ever offered this type of rich black sand, straight off the beach, until now. Most guys spike their concentrates in order for it to carry some bit of gold, and other guys just add gold to barren sand and gravel. What's so great about that? This is the real McCoy, the kind of black sand that drew thousands to mine these beaches and made many of them wealthy in the end.

*** Proportinately, t's quite a bit of natural Platinum with this gold, about 5-10% by weight (see the pics below)

*** Please note that these are not concentrates from a sluice box, already picked over, no, this is the
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