Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Mar 2005
    Canada
    Garrett- Master Hunter CX,Infinium, 1350, 2500, ACE 150-water converted 250, GTA 500,1500 Scorpion, AT Pro
    2,310
    451 times

    The River That Gives Up Gold, Gave Some Loot Today

    <center>

    Got out for a Hunt this afternoon. I worked some trails along the river. The loot lords wouldn't give up very much loot today. But it's only a hobby, and hobbies are meant to be enjoyed, which I did


    Here is a pic of the gold that I pulled out of the river several years back....two and a half summers worth got me about 1 1/2 onces of flour gold....



    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	34_NEWLOGO_2_9.jpg 
Views:	211 
Size:	15.7 KB 
ID:	11708   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	34_NEWLOGO_2_9.jpg 
Views:	211 
Size:	15.7 KB 
ID:	196365  
    Wife + 4 kids (no grandkids yet)Orthopedics RN, photagraphy,writer, build electronic gizmos, previous hot air balloon pilot, coin collector for 40 years.

    "METAL DETECTING IS A HOBBY AND HOBBIES ARE MEANT TO BE ENJOYED"

  2. #2
    se
    Sep 2006
    Sweden
    White's or Minelab
    3,896
    236 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: The River That Gives Up Gold, Gave Some Loot Today

    Very nice gold! I didn't realize that you panned for gold to! How did you get it out? panning, sluicing etc?
    Geologists are gneiss, tuff, and a little wacke.

  3. #3

    Mar 2005
    Canada
    Garrett- Master Hunter CX,Infinium, 1350, 2500, ACE 150-water converted 250, GTA 500,1500 Scorpion, AT Pro
    2,310
    451 times

    Re: The River That Gives Up Gold, Gave Some Loot Today

    Quote Originally Posted by Eu_citzen
    Very nice gold! I didn't realize that you panned for gold to! How did you get it out? panning, sluicing etc?
    A combination of a sluice box and a rocker, The rocker had corduroy carpet in it to help catch the black sands with flour gold. The sluice box has 1/8" x 1/8" x 14" riffles (rubber matting) to help catch the black sand with the flour gold. I built a recirculating water pump system using again the same rubber matting, 4 inches wide and 5 feet long, in which I fed teaspoons of black sand. The small 5 foot miniature sluice washes away the black sands, leaving mostly the gold behinds, when the right angle and rate of flow was set up. I spent the summer gathering the black sands, and the winter separating the gold in the basement. I ended up with a 5 gallon bucket nearly full of black sand each fall. The remaining black sand (gold removed) was then put in my wife's flower garden, which (supposedly) gave brighter colors to her flowers.

    Wife + 4 kids (no grandkids yet)Orthopedics RN, photagraphy,writer, build electronic gizmos, previous hot air balloon pilot, coin collector for 40 years.

    "METAL DETECTING IS A HOBBY AND HOBBIES ARE MEANT TO BE ENJOYED"

 

 

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsors

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.1.3