Detecting 'New Again' Spots
October 2021 by Ray Mills
Over the years I have a long list on my computer and in my head of places to detect. Combining newer detectors with old and proven sites has become a blessing for my friends and me.
The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
…the “One More Time” has turned into three more trips and each of the three has yielded more gold each time down.
There is a material processing principle widely used in large milling operations to improve recovery that is poorly understood by most of the micro-mining and prospecting community...
Down around 10 or 12 inches I hit a large cobble that appeared to be one type of hot rock for this area. I thought bad things about the new technology until I checked the rock.
Take a look at the picture—it’s pretty simple and you can build it yourself.
The question I had, and likely you have too, is when an old channel is cut, how far does the placer gold in the cut channel move down in a river or creek that continues to erode deeper and deeper?
While a large number of locations have yielded some placer gold, most of the state’s placer production has come from a few productive districts.
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