Ask The Experts - Should I be focusing on uranium and thorium?
April 2019 by Chris Ralph
Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
Ask The Experts - Do you think it’s realistic for a detectorist to recover a couple of ounces per week if working full time?
While there is no metal detector that will see only gold, there is a device that can reliably distinguish gold from lead, copper, iron or other metals. It is an X-Ray fluorescence tester, sometimes called an XRF gun.
Q: Since the weather in California is not as nasty as it is in Alaska, would it be advisable to wear the same setups as he wrote about?
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