Nuggetshooting Eluvial Placers in the Western United States
August 2000 by Jim StraightThe future is still good for anyone wishing to use a metal detector to nuggetshoot residual and hillside eluvial placers. Since these placers are easily overlooked, the key to opening the door marked "success" is the willingness to do research.
…the “One More Time” has turned into three more trips and each of the three has yielded more gold each time down.
In 1977, when the price of tungsten hit one of its highs, three of us formed U.S. Western Mines to look for scheelite, the mineral ore of tungsten. Union Carbide Corporation was purchasing raw tungsten ore at...
Your odds of going home with gold will be higher using the discrimination mode, even if you might have misread one of the targets you rejected.
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Many new detector operators and even some experienced ones don’t pay enough attention to keeping their detectors in proper balance. The result is false targets as well as incessant chirping and chatter.
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