Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

A Break in the Weather

Back at the entry point of the mine, we took turns slowly crawling down the slope leading into the mine portal with our metal detectors, hard hats and flashlights. The mine was hand dug and is about 75 yards long.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Romancing the Lens


...a large number of these aspiring miners developing their operations seemed to have missed "Placer Mining 101" somewhere along the way.

Scouts New Mining in Society Badge


...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.

Clues for Detecting Ancient River Channels and Flats


The gold in this area can get quite large. Most of the pieces are about half a pennyweight on average.

Tips and Tricks: How to Make Your Own Gold Bars Without Burning the Place Down


You find yourself with a bucketful of concentrates that you have accumulated over the season and consider the logical next step: to reduce the bucket of cons to a gold bar. Where do you begin?

Gold Hunting on Libby Creek


The biggest nugget I have found detecting here was three grams and the following weekend someone found a 9-gram nugget while detecting. Some have even found quarter-ounce nuggets, with one being a chevron nugget.

Growing Up Gold


If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.

Arizona's Youngest...and Oldest Prospector


I started with, "Hey, Rusty, tell me about the time..." and that was all it took.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Ask The Experts: How many claims can I file in Arizona?   • Ask The Experts: What should I do with a large amount of old placer concentrates?   • Shaker Tables for Processing Hard Rock Ores   • Becoming a Successful Detectorist   • Hand Panning Micro-Fine Gold   • Sampling, Hydro-Shocking & Cleaning Quartz-Gold Specimens   • My Lucky Thirteen Nuggets   • Crushing, Grinding and Pulverizing   • From the Editor   • Prospecting Knowledge -- Pass It On!   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Over The Divide: Miles John Mitchell

Free:
MMAC Update

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue