Just Another Ordinary Weekend
March 2015 by Adam HThere was no evidence that anyone else had ever worked this gully with the exception of some old sample piles near the foot of the ravine.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
So why would a modern-day prospector want to learn about a method of mining that was banned by the courts more than a century ago?
Lately I’ve been having success utilizing two types of detectors in succession. The first is a pulse induction (PI) detector with a blanket-style antennae, and I follow it up with a very low frequency (VLF) detector.
Imagine for a minute the year is 1850. You’ve read and heard that gold was discovered in California and the creeks are so rich you can just scoop it up with your hands.
Sniping for gold… what does it mean to you? To me, sniping is taking a mask and snorkel along with a screwdriver and squeeze bottle to search for gold lying on or in bedrock.
...day one was like watching the Gold Rush television show. He furiously worked the nozzle in an up and down fashion that resembled Jack Hoffman sitting on a backhoe.
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