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.
Keeping a health clinic in San Manuel operating was among key concerns the governor, state lawmakers and union officials addressed in a meeting about assisting laid-off copper miners.
Two Australian miners who survived for two weeks in a kennel-size cage trapped 3,000 feet underground walked out of the Beaconsfield Gold Mine and punched the air, freed by rescue crews drilling round-the-clock by hand.
Public Lands for the People (PLP), a strong advocacy group for property rights, recently went on a campaign to educate prospectors regarding 3809 regulations.
If you file for a waiver of any kind, except under the provisions of the Soldier's and Sailor's Relief Act, you must file either a notice of intent to hold or an affidavit of labor by the December 30th immediately following the September 1st waiver filing.
• Idaho miners will challenge new EPA permit at rally
• California proposes to amend definition of a suction dredge
• Proposed rule redefines "navigable waters"
…what I’d like to focus on in this update is the assistance they provided to a suction gold dredger in Idaho being harassed by an environmental group.
My third sample location proved to be my last and most interesting. I needed to look no further.
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