Ask the Experts
March 2013 by Chris RalphUsing GIS systems to aid in mapping.
• Should I focus efforts on this particular rock type?
Q: I was wondering how such a device could locate a rich gold vein in quartz, for example, since a metal like gold is non-magnetic.
Is it possible to use a cell phone GPS away from cell towers?
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
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