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September 2015 by Chris RalphWhat are the steps for filing a mining claim?
The problems of the submersible dredge tube are addressed by the subsurface dredge, where the enclosed sluice recovery tube is suspended from a flotation assembly...
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
In order to see what geologic maps can do, we need to think about what we are looking for.
The excavator or backhoe has become the tool of choice for testing placer ground. These machines are the best way to explore and sample a placer deposit if the ground is not too wet or frozen and bedrock is not beyond the reach of the machine.
I’ve been following the precious metals for decades, and I haven’t seen a move this powerful in many years.
I am going to suggest dozens of ways you can increase suction power, dredge to greater depths, and improve recovery methods in your sluice box.
Even though they have put down thousands of dollars, the buyers often stop paying on their claims part way through the process after they realize they’ve been duped, but the company just sells it again to another buyer.
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