June 2012 by Ron KliewerMy wife Dorothy has always enjoyed tent camping. She thought she was really roughing it at established campgrounds until I convinced her to take a trip with me to drywash for gold in a remote corner of an arid desert wilderness...
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Looking at the exceptions to the basic rules is sort of an advanced prospecting discussion, but the readers of ICMJs Prospecting and Mining Journal are plenty able to handle it.
It was down deeper than I expected for surface trash. It wasn't until I was down six inches that the target screamed from my scoop.
I have smaller pans for cleaning black sand concentrates, big pans for taking large samples, pans with corners for pouring out materials, and pans with lots of special riffles. This variation is why I have so many pans—they each have their specialty.
George was considering filling his dredge floats with closed-cell foam, ensuring that there would be no area available within each float for flooding.
A week later, a small team of us hit it again, and this time the gold really showed up.
This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.
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