Tips and Tricks
July 2020 by Harry Griffin
Many suggestions had some pieces or parts that would work some of the time, but Dredger Dan’s suggestion was, in my humble opinion, the cleanest, cleverest, and most dependable.
What about all that noise coming from the ground? What is a prospector supposed to do about that?
• Re: Tyrie's Roadway Nugget
• Re: Are Permits Needed for Highbanking in California
What I saw was a beach area that was just completely covered in black sand. Rubbing my hands close together like a kid in a candy store, I could not wait to get set up.
Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.
Lots of prospectors are trying out nugget detecting for the first time and finding out that it isn’t all that easy. In fact, in my opinion, metal detecting for nuggets is perhaps the most difficult form of prospecting that one can take on.
With the recent surge of interest in gold projects, it’s about time to revisit a subject that strikes fear into the hearts of small-scale miners: Permits.
On our last trip, we brought ropes and went down the first waterfall forty vertical feet, only to be confronted by a second, sixty-foot-high, overhanging waterfall that emptied into a slot canyon.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Can GPR be used for lode prospecting? • Ask The Experts - How do I extract gold from pyrite? • Ask The Experts - Should I dig faint sounds with no indicator bars while detecting? • Ask The Experts - Should the detector sound on iron and nickel in a gold area? • Hard Rock 101: Micro Blasting • Sluicing and Detecting Downstream • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Does Caliche Grow? • 10 Keys to Prospecting Like A Pro • Polymetallic Skarn Deposits • Practical Advice for Milling Hard Rock Ores • Speed Prospecting for Hard Rock Gold • Forrest Fenn Treasure Chest Finally Found? • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices