Picks & Pans: Detecting Micro-Nuggets
October 2005 by Martin H. MilasAny detector specifically designed to respond to small gold will do. The best ones are the lightest ones with the smallest coils.
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.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Superior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
Geologic maps generally appear complex and daunting, and certainly some are. However, many have information hidden within their bright splashes of colors and patterns that can aid the prospector who takes the time to study them.
...as a holder of contrarian points of view, I am somewhat delighted to see the recent enormous surge in published negative commentaries regarding gold's future.
The most commonly asked question in metal detecting is, “Which metal detector should I get?” People worry a lot about not getting the right machine. They do not want to waste their money and their time with the wrong metal detector.
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