Ten Detecting Tips for the Savvy Desert Prospector
July 2021 by Chris Ralph
Prospectors who specialize in nugget detecting are especially interested in this special desert type, as it produces nuggets that are close to the surface of the ground and therefore more suitable to be found with a detector.
I poked my head out of the water and said, “You won’t believe what I am going to show you!”
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.
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We hit on a good spot the last time we were at this location and we made up our minds that we weren’t going to let hurricane-like winds stop us.
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Excited for this first notable evidence, I returned to that riverbed, looking for another paystreak and obviously more jade.
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