The PIGMI—a DIY Crevice Tool
April 2017 by Tom LeftwichI’ve had great success using it to gather gold from crevices. I’d like to share the design with all of you gold miners reading this article and hope that you get as much satisfaction building and using it as I did.
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
...a large number of these aspiring miners developing their operations seemed to have missed "Placer Mining 101" somewhere along the way.
A while back I was given a very special opportunity to take my metal detector to one of the most famous gold mines in all of California, the Original Sixteen to One mine in Alleghany.
NOI or POO for small backhoe
Mike and Machael dug in just downriver of that boulder pile and right away found good color and a few small pickers.
This fine gold that is so common is probably the most notorious for eluding our riffles and mattings.
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