Recovering Fine Gold: Getting the Most from Your Sluice Box
October 2005 by Chris RalphThe sluice box is probably the most common gold recovery device after the pan. For centuries, the sluice has been the world’s most popular device for medium to large-scale primary placer gold recovery.
A while back I was given a very special opportunity to take my metal detector to one of the most famous gold mines in all of California, the Original Sixteen to One mine in Alleghany.
• Washington Group Int'l
• Robinson Nevada Mining Co.
• Little Squaw Gold Mining Co.
• Newmont Mining Corp.
• Compania de Minas Buenaventura
Over the years that I have been detecting for gold I have had many of the same questions come up. I decided to write this article to hopefully answer some questions that a person wishing to detect for gold may have.
...an entity that is a partnership or limited liability company under the laws of the state in which it is formed may elect to be taxed as a regular C-corporation or as an S-corporation under the check-the-box rules.
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
This stringer was where it was not supposed to be, and it contained nuggets that were not supposed to be there.
There are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
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