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Thread: want help near telluride colorado

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    want help near telluride colorado

    howdy all , i have a friend near telluride that has a claim , he has dredges , highbankers , sluices , 2 larger washplants , 1 backhoe , he is older and mostly disabled , he has a permit and bonds in place , but he needs help , i will be heading down to work in 5 days , i will be there setting up and getting the season started early this year , however i will be going to my claim after the snow leaves , but he will still need help , he is interested in allowing people to come work on his claim , bring your own gear or you can use his gear , all based on pre-agreed shares , he has 6 miles of river on private land, camping on site , 8 miles to a town , really good access to the river , if anyone has a backhoe or excavator , you can help run one of the 2 larger washplants ,

    this is not an hourly job , he is not seeking any funding , we could use a couple dependable hard working people(men or women) to help recover gold, short stays and long stays are welcome , send me a p.m. if your interested , i will p.m. you back with my phone number for more details , thanks ,


    I'm sorry if i have broken any forum rules , but i don't think i did .

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    Sounds interesting , would dredging be permitted with a 3 or 4 inch ?
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    pretty sure 4 inch is fine i will double check with him and get back to you

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    Cool , yes please send me a PM about this. Thanks
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    Is there free-milling gold in that area? I thought it got its name because the lode deposits were all gold tellurides and not free.
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    telluride is a type of ore body that can be hard rock mined and processed , telluride ore can be mined in many locations not only telluride co. , but we are placer mining , ironically there is a town next to telluride called Placerville , and a bit down stream is a place named bedrock ,and we are somewhere in the middle , lol , however there is a lot of placer in the area but mostly smaller pieces , not big gold , but consistent smaller gold , so yes to your question there is free-milling gold

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    ...and funny enough, there arenít telluride ores in Telluride! That was just a mistake made by an early prospector who saw iron pyrite and thought heíd found tellurides. D-oh!

    Ive dug the placers in the river near Placerville...good stuff! This sounds like a heck of an offer! I suggest promoting it in he ďFinding Gold in ColoradoĒ Facebook group where there are more Colorado prospectors!
    Learn where to dig in Colorado on my website www.findingGOLDinColorado.com

  8. #8
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    thanks kevin , , i wish i could reach out on that site without joining up to facebook , I'm barely computer capable , lol , thankyou for the link though ,
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    Sending you a PM for more info. I'm usually in that part of Colorado every Summer.
    Thanks
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    Sent you a PM. Telluride is a haul from the front range but it could be worth it.
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    Placerville is at 7300 feet above sea level. Sounds like a great deal for somebody. Will be kind of cold until May. Is it the San Miguel river?
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  12. #12
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    yes , the san Miguel , downstream from Placerville , closer to naturita , I'm leaving tomorrow ,have a couple stops along the way , getting gear loaded up today , cold at night right now for sure , maybe 50s thru 60s daytime temps for a little bit , getting better for sure, its 20 at my house , lol

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    Good luck on the weather, doesn't the saying go if you don't like the weather in Colorado wait 20 minutes. I'm sure we still have a couple spring storms left. How long do you plan on spending at the claim before moving on to yours?
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    Dec 2012
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    i lived in in different parts of Colorado for over 25 years , been in Wisconsin for the last 4 years , i love Colorado weather , i will be there for roughly 60 days , if all goes well , I would not want to be sleeping in a tent for a bit yet , that's for sure , i have a small travel trailer , so I'm only outside during the day
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