Using Geologic Maps
December 2015 by Chris RalphIn order to see what geologic maps can do, we need to think about what we are looking for.
Breaking cemented gravels
Viewing details on Google Earth
The very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
Most small-scale miners want to know how they can set up a system much more cheaply. The difficulty is in the balance of putting together a decent small-scale system at a reasonable cost.
Filing claims is actually quite easy, though there are a number of pitfalls that you should watch out for. Over the years, I have made just about every mistake you can with a mining claim, and have learned a few things to watch out for along the way.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
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