Finding Paystreak Gold With A Metal Detector
October 2008 by Chris RalphThere is no question metal detectors can be used to find paystreaks, but the method I am going to describe may not be exactly the procedure some prospectors would expect.
The story began in a southern Arizona mountain range...
It was June 6th, 1999 at 7:00 am when I started hiking to the river with my final load of dredge equipment. Hearing the flow of water in the South Fork of the Yuba River and the call of birds up and down the canyon, I added some whistles of my own just to annoy the nearby birds.
Nuggets make for the best memories and this patch was just adding to mine. In the hours of daylight I had left, I worked from that nugget to the bottom of the patch, collecting eight more nuggets.
For this article, I am focusing on industrial production plants that can handle 10 cubic yards per hour or more and would be fed by a loader or other heavy equipment...
"Little Boys who pick up rocks either go to prison or become geologists."
Q: I am looking for a “trommel machine” that doesn’t separate anything but clay slurry from rock hard clay.
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