The Forgotten Specimen—Part I
June 2009 by Jonathan PorterIn these types of cases I tend to listen to what my metal detector is telling me. The machine was very quiet, suggesting my initial impressions were right about the ground make up.
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
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...how many of us have knowingly found or bought a meteorite—a small to large mass of stone or metal; a meteor that has survived not only a space voyage of millions of years, but also the impact of striking the earth?
A retired gold prospector spent hours digging up his fortune in the northern goldfields near Kambalda, Western Australia, after finding the target with his metal detector.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
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