A Gold Detector Sitting in a Closet Only Finds Dust—A Potpourri of Detector Tips
May 2003 by Jim StraightOver the past twenty-five years I have used specialized examples of the various units mentioned in the following article. They all can find gold. Using an expensive “high-end” gold machine does not guarantee success. Your choice should depend upon...
I will make the assumption that when any of you take a detector in your hand and head out prospecting for gold you are probably anticipating finding some gold. That’s the general idea, right?
This year’s 2015 California State Gold Panning Championships were wild and hectic.
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Prospectors who specialize in electronic detecting for nuggets in desert areas are especially interested in this type of deposit, as it yields nuggets that are close to the surface of the ground...
In 1874, placer gold was discovered in the Middle Fork of the Little Laramie River south of the present site of Centennial village. The source of the gold was traced upslope to a nearby ridge in the following year.
Zinc is brittle and crystalline at ordinary temperatures, but when heated to between 110°C and 150°C it becomes ductile and malleable; it can then be rolled into sheets. The bluish-white metal is used principally for galvanizing iron, but also...
Back when I was in college, when I first started classes, the demand for new engineers was so strong that every graduate had multiple job offers without even trying.
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