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December 2012 by Chris RalphWhat is the best type of mat to use in a high banker set up?
Fortunately, there are products on the market that can address these problems and make a small-scale mining operation feasible.
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
• How do I get mining claims appraised?
When I teach people about finding gold, I often explain that it is helpful to think of any river or stream that carries gold as being something like a sluice box.
Once you get down to the black sands or a few tablespoons of material, the technique changes dramatically.
There are good and bad ways to melt gold. In this article, we’ll take a look at the right way to melt gold without losing any of the valuable metal.
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?
The Bawl Mill • Legislative and Regulatory Update • Prospecting for Gold at Green Valley • Extraction of Precious Metals Using Froth Flotation • Detecting Old Ground Sluice Locations • Mineral Deposit Trends: Real and Imaginary • Four Arrested for California Mining Museum Heist • Scams, Scammers and Schemes • Lawsuit Update From the New 49'ers • Constitutional Sheriffs Standing Up for Our Rights • What's Left Behind • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices