Dredging Tips From The Golden Rogue
September 2011 by Jack W. PetersEveryone has a bucket list, and one of my items has always been to dredge and dive in a major river, Oregon’s Rogue, with the opportunity to find some chunky gold.
Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
One of the first things we did while looking at buying the equipment was figuring out how it would dovetail into the milling process we already had in mind.
NOI or POO for small backhoe
...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
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Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
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...
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