Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Drywashing for Desert Gold—Part I

If you have a bad case of gold fever like me, then it’s nice to know that you can get some of that pretty yellow metal almost any time of the year, wet or dry.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

What Have You Got to Lose?


It’s accepted knowledge that wet methods will recover more fine gold than dry methods and processing the gravel as a whole will get more gold than only using a metal detector. The question is how much more?

The Underground Mining Adventure Continues


Our group of independent miners have been busy crafting a uniquely designed ladder/ore cart track from the bottom of an 85-foot mine shaft in a historical hard rock mine.

Breaking Rock the Old School Way


Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.

Fine Gold Panning Without Using Mercury


The technique I will describe is a much safer alternative and it works. It’s a fine-gold panning technique that eliminates the need for mercury amalgamation of most placer samples.

Green Valley Reconnaissance


During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.

The Rest of the Story—Detecting With Ray Mills


Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.

Detector Brings New Life to An Old Lode Mine


…it was immediately evident the previous owner had not been using a detector. During just a few months of working the dumps part-time, he recovered gold in quartz specimens valued in excess of $40,000.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask The Experts - Where did the gold go?   • Ask The Experts - True north or magnetic north?   • Ask The Experts - How do I avoid claim jumping?   • Ask The Experts - Are closed placer and lode claims worth my time?   • Gold Geochemistry: Where Does Gold Come From?   • Goal Setting and Rock Tossing   • Principles of Designing Your Mill Production System, Part II: Mill Design   • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: A Claim to Die For   • Tips and Tricks: How to Make Your Own Gold Bars Without Burning the Place Down   • Understanding Rock Formations: Petrology for Prospectors   • Minnesota Lawmakers Move to Stop New Mines   • Seven Troy Ounces of Premonition?   • I Was Looking for Gold But I Found Jade   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • PLP Update

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue