From Vietnam to Wedding Bands
February 2017 by Ron KliewerIt’s a common symptom of gold fever for miners to be very hesitant to let go of gold they’ve found or even have it made into jewelry. I confess, I suffer from the same incurable disease!
Detecting is not very complicated and the rewards can be tremendous. The difference between success and fruitless toiling can be remedied by a few small adjustments and a whole lot of perseverance.
One of the most memorable nuggets I found in Australia was detected on the very last day that I was out prospecting. I was going along swinging my coil and I came across a blaring loud signal that almost blew my ears off.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
Some creeks have nuggets, while others, particulary the rivers, nothing but fine gold.
Joy was written on his face, holding up the nugget—his first ever nugget—that he and his grandpa dug up together.
If you’re going to successfully detect nuggets you must not only know a little about finding gold and detecting, but you also need to know your own limits, have a dash of luck and a lot of persistence.
The next morning, I retrieved the compressor and again attacked the sticky head bolt. As if by magic (and some applied physics) the head bolt sighed and finally broke loose.
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