Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Ask the Experts

What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Drywashing for Fine Gold


When working fine gold placers with a drywasher, there are some natural variables that can be beneficial as well as others that can be a hindrance to achieving good recovery.

Dry Washer, Wet System or Metal Detector?


I love to dry wash old nugget patches found by detector operators, and I have found my fair share of gold dry washing those areas. I have also found a few nuggets using a detector on the bedrock exposed by dry washing the patches.

Gold Deposits of Montana


Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.

Old Mine Sites and New Technology


We’ve had two trips to the deserts of Nevada and explored mines and mill sites, hiked miles of ravines in California, and swung our detector coils over thousands of square yards of bedrock.

Reminder: Annual Claim Filings Due


Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.

Gold From Black Sand Tailings


The pile up on the small hill had to be a couple yards of black sand. I’m not one to ignore a little gold even if it is small in size—I have always believed that gold fever comes in all sizes.

Lessons Learned From Geologists


Not long after this, I was camped out with the geologist beside the Similkameen River where he showed me the evidence that an ancient channel existed on our claim.

Subscription Required:
Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts   • Conductive Minerals and Your Metal Detector   • A Model Mining Operation   • BLM Raises Location and Claim Fees   • I Finally Made It to Northern Nevada   • Clarification on Oregon's SB838   • Drilling for Ore   • Sniping for Drought Gold   • Successful Rally for Suction Dredge Miners in Idaho   • Over the Divide   • Gold Ores of the Delamar District, Nevada   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
News from the Editor   • Legislative and Regulatory Update

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue