Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Feather River Gold

I didn’t think too much of our dredge hole and we were both considering a move when we hit bedrock. There was a good quantity of flakes and fines, but no nuggets.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Late Fall Drywashing


Part of the good thing about this spot is that it is not that far from my home in the famous Virginia City mining district. Not everyone knows this, but the first discoveries around that area were gold placers.

Get The Lead Out!


If you do the math, it equates to about $1,500 of heavy metal value per three-hour dive. This is good wages, and you are doing a service to the environment by removing this toxic metal.

Attention to Detail - Part II


Ditches almost always started in the high country and contoured the mountainsides, making a long drop, usually many miles away, to the goldfields. There are ditches in Trinity County that originate at seven and eight thousand feet in the Trinity Alps that carried water almost thirty miles.

Prospecting the Easy Way


And what do I think is the easy way? It’s what you can learn from the old timers that walked that ground many years ago.

Drywashing in Black Canyon, Arizona


After the hike and a quick snack break we gathered a few buckets of material to really dial in the drywasher for the most efficient recovery. This involves leveling the unit, setting the riffle box drop angle and regulating the speed in which the material is processed.

The Gold of Plumas de Oro


Their rewards were far better than they had anticipated, resulting in one of the best clean-ups they had ever seen.

Q&A With Detector Designer Dave Johnson


...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.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Ask The Experts: Looking for help on unproven claim   • Calcite and Limestone   • Detecting Basics: Lose the Bad Habits Not the Gold   • Detecting Alluvial Bench Deposits   • Underground Mining: Getting the Ore Out   • From Vietnam to Wedding Bands   • Trade-Ins, Swaps and Like-Kind Exchanges   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
MMAC 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