Drywashing for Eluvial Gold in the Desert—Using a Portable Drywasher and Hand Tools
February 2005 by Jim StraightOften the gold being recovered by drywashing is too fine to be recovered by metal detecting. For every “detectable” nugget found, there could be hundreds of smaller flakes of non-detectable size. Thus, for those that “read the ground,” and snipe for areas of favorable placer concentration, drywashing will continue to be both an inexpensive...
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