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Gold Panner's Manual
     

Gold Panner's Manual

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by Garnet Basque
 

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Here's your guide to every aspect of gold panning and prospecting. Pick up a piece or two of surprisingly simple equipment and size up that stream by your campsite-these days, even a few grams of gold are worth hundreds of dollars.

The techniques, the pans, the pickaxes and the educated guessing required to pan gold haven't changed much since the Klondike gold

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Here's your guide to every aspect of gold panning and prospecting. Pick up a piece or two of surprisingly simple equipment and size up that stream by your campsite-these days, even a few grams of gold are worth hundreds of dollars.

The techniques, the pans, the pickaxes and the educated guessing required to pan gold haven't changed much since the Klondike gold rush. In a few chapters, you'll have the information you need to strike out and may be even strike it rich.

Includes

Facts about gold-Why does gold have such a mystical power over humans? Here are some illuminating facts about the yellow metal that figures so prominently in today's world.

How to locate placer gold-Finding and recovering gold requires a lot of hard work, both mental and physical. You cannot merely approach a stream and begin panning. You must know how gold gets into a stream and why it accumulates in certain spots.

How to recover fine gold-Being an expert gold panner won't get you much gold unless you know how to separate the golden particles from the waste sands and concentrates.

Equipment-Whether you're an experienced professional or an amateur weekend prospector, a certain number of items should be included in your equipment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781927051375
Publisher:
Heritage House
Publication date:
05/28/2012
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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Gold Panner's Manual 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book had some great history about gold, but not much more, alot about canada, the actual writing about panning was very sparce, if you want a history book this is it, want tp learn pannong I think YouTube would be a better idea. Very disappointing