Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part III
June 2014 by Steve HerschbachThe higher the sensitivity setting, the louder and sharper the signal from a gold nugget or other metal target.
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The type of mine dump that is best for metal detecting are the ones that consist of mixed sizes of rock and are located near some sort of excavation, commonly a shaft or adit. Sometimes the piles located along a trench dug by the miners can be productive as well.
Breaking cemented gravels
The first requirement is permission from a land owner. This can be tricky and it’s always a bit nerve-racking to approach a stranger cold with such a request.
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