Gold Prospecting Is For Ladies, Too
April 2010 by Tori DoellThe large nugget just sat there and would not budge, mocking me as if to say, “I have been here for 3,000 years and I am not leaving.”
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Ask The Experts - Is a detector any good at discriminating pyrite or chalcopyrite in ferrous-reject mode?
The Golden Sunlight Mine in Whitehall wants to expand its open pit operations, possibly extending the life of the mine by five years.
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Tabling and jigging are two relatively inexpensive methods of recovering the “free particle values” from the noble metal ores. However, not all ores contain their values as free particles. In fact, many gold ores contain appreciable amounts of “metallic gold salts,” some of which readily dissolve in the system water and continue to migrate right along with it.
Probably the best friend known to the Alaskan nugget shooter is the bulldozer. The bulldozer can open up a lot of opportunity for the metal detecting prospector. Along creeks and valleys where bulldozers have torn up overburden and exposed the...
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