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.
Q: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
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Until a countrywide banning order in 2007, the undercover panners were living testimony to the presence of gold in a region not previously known for its occurrence.
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