Drywashing and Detecting for Eluvial Placer Gold Research is the Key to Success—Part II
October 2005 by Jim StraightBefore heading out to work the same old ground, or blindly seeking a previously unknown gold placer area to drywash or detect, maybe you would benefit from doing a little research.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
...it’s been a little known secret that one man was involved in designing many of the most respected very low frequency (VLF) nugget detectors on the market. Dave Johnson has designed gold-oriented detectors for Tesoro, Whites, Fisher and others for more than 25 years.
GATA’s claims of gold market manipulation “were publicized by the South African press and were presented to important South African officials,” stated Murphy in a recent press release. Here are a few of the highlights:
The fight over an agreement a northern Wisconsin town passed almost four years ago that endorsed a proposed underground zinc and copper mine near Crandon goes before a Dane County judge next month.
The areas that were mineralized with the bedded ore were huge and vast tonnages were indicated, although they had no idea at the time.
It was the middle of winter and the valley was covered in snow, making prospecting a matter of sinking shafts in the ground.
Assailants armed with arrows, spears and machetes killed a Scottish-born geologist in an apparent dispute over mining rights in southeast Kenya.
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