Ask the Experts
September 2014 by Chris Ralph• What to prospect with on the Klamath River
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
If you want to get better gold you will need to put your detector down for a while .
As the ground thaws and dries out and the warmth of spring starts to settle in, it’s time to start afresh with a new prospecting season.
Right away I got a target, and it ended up being gold from a nice little bench. With only an hour left of daylight, I continued heading upstream and found five more tiny pieces of gold with my VLF…
There is a material processing principle widely used in large milling operations to improve recovery that is poorly understood by most of the micro-mining and prospecting community...
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
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