Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

What's In A Name?

The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Tips for Detecting Nugget Patches


Certainly many other successful nugget hunters have mentioned these methods; hopefully I can add to or clarify these methods.

Gold Indicators—What to Look for in the Goldfields


Some of the items that I’m going to go over are outcroppings, ditches, exploratory trenches and contacts/surface materials. I am going to speak about each of the above items in as much detail as I can, and then towards the end of this article I will tie them together.

The Highs and Lows of Drywashing


We were met with a plethora of mechanical problems with the dry washer and even a few with the excavator that were at times frustrating, but we were in this for the long haul, so we needed to solve these problems and move forward.

Search Coils and Techniques


This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.

Hunting Down Paystreaks


When I teach people about finding gold, I often explain that it is helpful to think of any river or stream that carries gold as being something like a sluice box.

Feather River Gold


I didn’t think too much of our dredge hole and we were both considering a move when we hit bedrock. There was a good quantity of flakes and fines, but no nuggets.

Detecting for Gold in Nevada


Within a few minutes I got my first signal and dug out a small flake about three grains.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Our Readers Say   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Detecting: Small Creek Yields Good Gold   • Ask The Experts: Is this BLM demand legitimate?   • The Challenge of Winter Dredging   • What Have You Got to Lose?   • MMAC Update   • How to Upgrade Your Pocket Plunger   • Glaciers and Placer Gold Deposits   • Oregon Miners Still Fighting   • Greenhorn Finds Gold in Colorado   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Melman on Gold & Silver

Free:

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue