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December 2011 by Staff• Re: Tyrie's Roadway Nugget
• Re: Are Permits Needed for Highbanking in California
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
Chances are better that both types of gold did not come from the same source. Let's look at the probable conditions to cause two types of gold in a placer.
We had been picking away at it, but the going was mightly slow. Why not use some explosives to advance a little quicker?
The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills and other tools to prospect for a fabled cache of Civil War gold.
If you are interested in researching mining claims for any purpose, you will first have to decipher the BLM’s LR2000, a Rube Goldberg database seemingly designed by a 1980s Soviet-era computer hacker.
These three simple upgrades, when taken together, will considerably increase a pocket plunger’s magnetic pull and make it less susceptible to breakage.
These are just some of the ways I have been able to find new spots to metal detect for gold.
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