Modern-Day Claim Jumping
September 2016 by R. V. LarsonWe soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
The 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
"Suh-wheet!" I exclaimed as I sprang to my feet and quickly pumped my detector coil high overhead to alert Smokey that I had just found a nugget.
Oscar Espinoza considers himself an amateur gold prospector, but the gold nugget he recently found puts many seasoned prospectors to shame.
That is the course and intention for this article—to wander through some of the lessons I have learned in my thirty-two years of metal detecting and prospecting.
It was time to prime the pump and start the engine! Dan’s priming method is to use a small, submersible, 12-volt pump. My priming method is to use a hand-operated diaphragm pump.
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
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