Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part I
April 2014 by Steve HerschbachThe very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
It was round and I thought it was a dirty piece of lead shot, but after feeling the weight and giving it a spit-cleaning I knew I had one! Small as the nugget was, I felt happy and gratified for my little success
A while back I was given a very special opportunity to take my metal detector to one of the most famous gold mines in all of California, the Original Sixteen to One mine in Alleghany.
There you’re expected to be personally responsible in making decisions, and yes, it can be costly. When you are responsible for your own life, you live life more, and with it you certainly risk more.
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
You find yourself with a bucketful of concentrates that you have accumulated over the season and consider the logical next step: to reduce the bucket of cons to a gold bar. Where do you begin?
There are times when being able to recognize a type of rock can make you a much more successful prospector.
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