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April 2015 by Chris Ralph• Making a noisy dredge more quiet
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
He no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.
This type of thinking will get you discouraged pretty fast, and soon all of your mining equipment will be found gathering dust in your garage.
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
I opted for the underwater portion of the river. All I have to do is float down the river and pick large flakes and small nuggets out of cracks and crevices while staying cool in the summer heat.
Find huge gold nuggets with your metal detector! That has been the promise, and for a lucky group of detectorists in the Ganes Creek “Pound Club” the reality of finding gold at Ganes Creek, Alaska.
There are both hard rock and beach sand types of titanium deposits, but the hard rock deposits need to be at least 10 percent titanium while the beach sands often are economic with only two or three percent titanium.
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