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December 2015 by Staff
I am going to suggest dozens of ways you can increase suction power, dredge to greater depths, and improve recovery methods in your sluice box.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
…for a few hours, we fervently dug for gold. After we did a cleanup, I couldn’t believe the amount we got.
On my weekends off I spent many hours dredging the Second Broad River from Cane Creek Road up to the headwaters. I used a three-inch dredge with air and graduated to a five-inch with air.
Another little gem of equipment he built was a nifty sample splitter. In order to get accurate assays, you need to have really good, representative samples for the assayer to process.
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
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