Iron Minerals, Your Detector and Gold
January 2013 by Chris RalphIt’s worthwhile for the prospector using a metal detector to know a little bit more about the association of iron and gold as well as how iron minerals affect your metal detector.
…these two guys are part of the new hi-tech generation who review new technologies and are always looking for new ways to apply them in innovative fields!
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.
As I planned for my trips, I concentrated on how to lighten my pack yet still carry enough gear to make the trip productive and enjoyable.
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
The anticipation of finding out if the system of snatch blocks, shackles, chokers, anchor points, and the strap binding the massive slab of rock in the bottom of the river would even budge an inch was weighing on me.
A large, 8-pennyweight piece popped out of a very small crevice where the water had been extremely swift in the winter, leaving no visible gravel.
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