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  1. Are these ditches just supply for hydraulic mining monitors or are they ground sluicing? There is old patented (&fenced) mine property south of the road, no large pits, just some wider areas in the gulches. The area history is of gravels worked in the gulches and the decomposed material on ridges between gulches was also supposed to be gold bearing. A few hard rock mines are north and up hill of this area. I plan to detect around here a bit and wonder if the wider portions of the ditches, top center and the two parallel north of road, were ground sluice areas or if this was all to water the mine south of the road. Was any gold in ditch parts or just water? Should I focus on the hillsides and gulches and ignore the ditches? Of course I will check it all, just wondering about the original use.
  2. Why has ground penetrating radar not been heavily adopted as an exploration tool?
  3. The Gravity Method; Prospectors use many different methods to find gold and other precious metals. One of those methods is a geophysical method referred to as the "Gravity Method". - Geowizard
  4. DIY Dry Washer; You CAN make your very own Dry Washer! This thread is dedicated to all of those prospectors and dry wash miners that want to make a Dry Washer. Go get gold! - Geowizard
  5. Seismic method; This subject pops up on occasion on this and other forums related to prospecting for gold. What is the seismic method? How does it work? What are the applications? All of these questions can be and need to be answered. This thread provides a venue for understanding more about the capabilities and limitations of the seismic method. - Geowizard
  6. I have been reading more about Kimberlite pipes lately. - Geowizard
  7. The Whites Electronics Spectra V3i represents an excellent example of the application of leading-edge technology. - Geowizard
  8. If I had my choice, which I believe I do, which State in the Union would be best to establish a new corporation? Which State offers the best tax advantages? What other things are there to consider? I will be prospecting in several states. What it the best state to set up a Home Office in? Have any of you had to consider these questions? What is your experience or knowledge?