How to Find Gold in Hot Ground With A VLF Detector
April 2010 by Russ FordHe didn’t recognize what he was hearing, of course, but to my ear that bank was full of small gold.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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