Detecting and Recovering Those Tiny Pieces
September 2017 by Ray Mills
These are just a few tips and opinions of mine and this article is primarily intended for persons just starting to detect for gold and using a VLF detector.
Further demonstrating the importance of seeking professional assistance and advice are the tax rules governing the expenses of a mining company. The tax treatment of mine exploration and mine development costs is confusing, complex and often overlooked or ignored—except by the ever-vigilant Internal Revenue Service.
Dr. Ralph E. Pray
Once you have had a chance to look at our charts and quotes for this issue, I have one bit of advice. "Don't go running off to see your optometrist!"
Even with my favorite top-of-the-line gold detector there were several false digs. Many of the hot rocks gave a solid signal that was too much like a nugget to ignore. After trying several tests I just dug everything because it is better to be safe than leave a big, deep nugget for a more diligent gold hunter.
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum at Leadville has announced the results of a search earlier this year for new poetry about mines and mining.
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