Ask The Experts—Difference between a Geiger counter and scintillator
October 2011 by Chris RalphWould you explain the difference between a Geiger counter and a scintillator and how they operate in uranium prospecting?
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
• Any suggestions about gold panning in Oregon?
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
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