Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Search Coils and Techniques

This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Detecting: Getting Away From The Heat And Into The Gold


Within a very few minutes, I had my first nice sounding target. It turned out to be a nice earring-size gold piece that was about a half a gram.

Mining Claims: Breaking All The Commandments


So, I took the plunge. I decided on the maximum I would pay for the claim, then placed my bid. A day later I received a congratulations e-mail that I was the high bidder, and oh, by the way, send us your money.

Understanding Skim Bar Placers


Perhaps the most notable thing about skim placers is that they form on the top surface of gravel bars, as opposed to coarser gold placers where the weight of the gold particles allows the gold to settle down on or near bedrock.

From Iowa to Alaska—How I Became A Gold Miner


May 18, 2019, after 26 years, I had finally saved enough money. I bought my one-way ticket to Fairbanks, Alaska, and I started off by finding a new job…

Time to Stake Your Own Mining Claim


So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.

Detecting Old Ground Sluice Locations


Ground sluicing, surfacing and scratching are a few names given to the recovery of gold in shallow areas. Where I live, the hills are dotted with small surface diggings.

Piggin' for Gold


Take a look at the picture—it’s pretty simple and you can build it yourself.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Our Readers Say   • Gold Prospecting in Gatesville, Indiana   • Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part II   • Cliven Bundy vs. BLM   • Critical Metals: Zinc   • Legitimately Reducing Business Vehicle Costs   • Round Mountain, Nevada   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Scouts New Mining in Society Badge

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Gold Prospecting & Mining Summit Exceeds Expectations

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue