Recovering Fine Gold with Oleophilic Adhesion
April 2014 by Alex DolbeareOleophilic means "affinity to or attracted to oils," and this includes gold an diamonds.
...if you have a good, rich spot, hand-operated systems can produce some decent gold.
It is not necessary to have a PhD in geology, but you need to know the basics, so that’s what I am going to try to dig into here—the understandable basics of these gigantic gold deposits.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
Of course, I know a bit about crevicing, but Steve seems to really have a knack for it, and I’m all about continual learning. I can always learn a few tricks from the pros.
I recently grew complacent, and it caused me to make a mistake that resulted in the loss of a mining claim. It brought my mining plans for the summer to a complete halt.
Gold on the bedrock is a good rule of thumb, but not one that is 100 percent effective. There are plenty of exceptions. So, how does a prospector recognize those exceptions?
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