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March 2014 by Chris RalphBreaking cemented gravels
Back in October I read with great interest Chris Ralph’s article on the use of a metal detector while drywashing, and I wholeheartedly agree—I wouldn’t even consider going drywashing without using a metal detector in conjunction...
It’s worthwhile for the prospector using a metal detector to know a little bit more about the association of iron and gold as well as how iron minerals affect your metal detector.
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Knowing how to get the greatest depth performance out of your detector can be a handy thing, but it’s not an easy, simple matter.
Dredges actually do pretty well in freezing conditions. There are a few tips you should know, however.
BLM stated we had 30 days to amend our claim so that it fit within one 40-acre square or we would forfeit the claim.
Our theory was that a dredge would collect far more material in a shorter period of time, leaving us with ounces of gold every day.
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