Metal-Mineral Identification Utilizing a Detector
November 2005 by Jim StraightSeldom is a metal detector used for ore sampling today. Nevertheless, this procedure still works as all BFO and VLF detectors have a non-conductive mineral zone and a conductive metal zone with a neutral null zone between them.
A while back I was given a very special opportunity to take my metal detector to one of the most famous gold mines in all of California, the Original Sixteen to One mine in Alleghany.
• "The general public must be informed..."
• "Bring Carolyn back."
• "...when people see my copy they always want to borrow it."
The Bunker Hill Mine is doing its part to help tsunami victims by sending crates of bandages impregnated with silver to Indonesia.
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
So, how much rain does it take to cause a major movement of gravels in a stream and redistribute the gold? The technical answer is enough water to move the bed load of the river.
The actions of the hot, ore-bearing solutions are not limited only to the deposition of material within the walls of the fissures.
• Change is coming at Interior
• Interior Department seeking public comment regarding minerals
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