Regarding "Good Assays and Bad"
February 2012 by Chris RalphLast month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
If you are interested in researching mining claims for any purpose, you will first have to decipher the BLM’s LR2000, a Rube Goldberg database seemingly designed by a 1980s Soviet-era computer hacker.
This new map-based tool is far superior to the old version with lots of potential layers and information that a prospector can use in research.
I frequently get asked, "What should I look for when I am out prospecting that will tell me there are good amounts of gold present in the ground?"
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
Many specimens have a small amount of gold and are not pretty to look at. There is a nifty way to give them a makeover and make them much prettier than they were when you found them.
If Epd is larger, then the compressor will be spinning faster than the manufacturer’s maximum specified RPM and might destroy itself. If this happens, then the compressor again might not produce enough air to support a diver. Neither is a desired outcome.
Designing my own dredge...
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