A Lesson In Underwater Sniping
December 2019 by Ron Kliewer
Of course, I know a bit about crevicing, but Steve seems to really have a knack for it, and I’m all about continual learning. I can always learn a few tricks from the pros.
“I heard him hollering down in the hole as soon as I got there,” he said. “I was just glad to see him alive.”
Because these crevices catch and hold gold so well, it's worthwhile to learn how they form, which ones are good for catching gold and which ones are not.
It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?
Some gems can potentially poison you, make you sterile and even make you forget who you are.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
- Conversion charts and tables
- Solutions to anti-mining efforts
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