Hard Rock 101: Micro Blasting
July 2020 by John Norman
Micro blasting can be used to take down hanging rock, separate minerals from overburden, and collect gemstones and other high-value product with minimal damage.
Gatesville is not the only place to find easy public access for gold prospecting opportunities in Central Indiana.
I woke up on Sunday morning, August 10, to heavy smoke. I saw where it was coming from, but it seemed like it was a long way off so I thought I was okay for the time being.
Down around 10 or 12 inches I hit a large cobble that appeared to be one type of hot rock for this area. I thought bad things about the new technology until I checked the rock.
It’s not easy to figure out what is best without testing, and so a certain level of confusion has developed about how small the ore ought to be crushed.
This was two days of gold panning, with just over 250 gold panners trying to win a medal to show they were one of the best of the best.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
These are just some of the ways I have been able to find new spots to metal detect for gold.
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