The Jenkins Mine Project, Conclusion—Recovery Operations & Summary
November 2010 by David ShackletonThis project taught me that you don’t need to be Albert Einstein to apply a little science to your prospecting. I learned that most of the science related to suction dredging is actually common sense. All we need to do is take the time to apply it.
Everyone has heard of the golden beach at Nome, but Nome did not have the richest beach.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
With every look at the box I was pulling out a few pickers and a nugget or two. The smile I had the previous night just got bigger and bigger throughout the day.
Centrifugal bowls are very efficient, and with proper operation they can consistently achieve gold recoveries above 95% with gold of about 50 mesh size.
How do I set up a Miller table?
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
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