PLP and MMAC Update
January 2018 by Scott Harn
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
These days they employ the use of metal detectors and carefully scan the shattered rocks, hoping to hear that sound we detectorists love to hear.
Since this position was the least desirable due to the hard physical labor, the bucking room was used as punishment. Do you have a mediocre worker? Bad attitude? Off to the bucking room!
They tend to be big, coming in large to extremely large sizes. They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high-grade ore.
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
For the prospector, knowing what oxidized hydrothermal alteration looks like in the field is an important exploration tool.
When my “anonymous” friend told me the rock tub was probably a hundred miles from where he safely stashed it, I decided to build another sled and improve on my old design.
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