Selectable Frequency vs Multi Frequency Detectors
March 2017 by Steve HerschbachI like to think in terms of “conductive mass” because it is a combination of both the conductivity of the metal and the size of the target that determine how a detector sees conductivity.
We had been picking away at it, but the going was mightly slow. Why not use some explosives to advance a little quicker?
I poked my head out of the water and said, “You won’t believe what I am going to show you!”
The interesting thing about the Mother Lode area is that we can pretty much find at least a little gold in any creek or river (and even in some of the many dry gulches).
So why would a modern-day prospector want to learn about a method of mining that was banned by the courts more than a century ago?
It took me awhile before I finally got a nice mellow signal. My nugget turned out to weigh in about two dwt (pennyweight). Over the next few hours, we all picked up a few more nuggets apiece.
Winter is the time for research, and if you haven’t already done some research to find new places to prospect, now is the time to cram in some last minute research before the good weather arrives.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
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