New Life for the Suction Nozzle
December 2003 by Reggie GouldThe suction nozzle was one of the first Venturi nozzles to be used in the dredging business. Years later it was replaced with the straight Venturi system, which is sometimes referred to as a “log.” The main benefit of the log is that the operator only needs a suction hose with a short nozzle.
A major diamond mystery has finally been cracked. For 40 years, scientists have tried but failed to apply so much pressure on the hard rocks that they would become something other than diamond. Now researchers reported that they succeeded.
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One of the largest gold nuggets ever found with a VLF metal detector: I got a huge signal, and I was thinking it was just another piece of junk—perhaps an old can or piece of a shovel.
I thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at the basics of this important mineral separation technique and how a miner can use it to recover the values out of an ore.
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