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Recreational Gold Prospecting for Fun and Profit

 
Recreational Gold Prospecting for Fun and Profit Recreational Gold Prospecting for Fun and Profit by Gail Butler.

Most of this book is about the basics - where to find gold, how it occurs, methods of finding it without investing a fortune in equipment. Plus field information for several states. This book is a 6" x 9" paperback with 207 pages.

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Recreational Gold Prospecting for Fun and Profit
Table of Contents

Introduction

5

The Language and Lore of Gold Prospecting

7

Where to Find Gold and Why It's Found There

12
    Item Specific Gravity
13

Basic Techniques of Gold Prospecting

27
    Metal Gold Pans
29
    Plastic Gold Pans
31
    Drop-Bottom Gold Pans
32

The Art of Panning for Gold

32
    Recovering Gold With A Sluice Box
43
    Researching Gold Sites
52

Let's Go Gold Prospecting...On A Budget!

54
    Crevicing For Gold
58
    Sniping For Gold
61
    Dowsing For Gold
62

Other Equipment and Methods

65
    Dredging for Gold
67
    Using a Highbanker to Recover Gold
71
    Drywashing for Gold
77

Electronic Gold Prospecting

84

Recreational Gold Prospecting and the Environment

107

Planning a Prospecting Adventure

118

Gold Prospecting with Kids

128

What To Do with Your Gold

135

Staking a Claim

148
    Requirements for a placer claim
152
    Claim requirements for a lode
152

More about Lode Gold

162

Heading for the Hills!

178
    Alaska
179
    Arizona
179
    California
180
    Colorado
182
    Georgia
182
    Idaho
182
    Maryland
183
    Michigan
183
    Montana
183
    Nevada
184
    New Mexico
186
    North Carolina
186
    Oregon
187
    South Carolina
187
    South Dakota
188
    Utah
188
    Virginia
188
    Washington
188
    Wyoming
189
    Western Australia
189

Outfitting the Prospector

190
    Mail-Order Sources
191
    On-Line Catalogs
192
    Maps
192

Publications and Organizations to Assist You

194
    Magazines and Newsletters
195
    Books
196
    Organizations and Clubs
198
    Government Agencies
205

 

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