Gold Panning in Utah
Gold Panning in Utah
Up until recently, there have not been a lot of resources with information on
gold panning in Utah. Mainly, we have been left with the older USGS booklets
that are helpful but not conclusive. The author of A Guide to Gold Panning in
Utah gives a lot of helpful information that is welcomed by Utah gold
panners. Though you won't get rich gold panning in
Advanced Dredging Techniques: Finding & Recovering Paystreaks In this book, Dave McCracken thoroughly covers paystreaks-what they are, how they form, where in the river that you will find them, and how to dredge them up without leaving paying quantities of gold behind. This book, just like McCracken's other mining books, is completely packed with useful information for any gold dredger; but the technology concerning paystreaks, standard sampling procedure, and standard dredging procedure is absolutely vital to each and every gold dredger if he or she wants to get into paying quantities of gold continuously. If you don't do anything else this year to improve your gold dredging skill, buy this book and study it well: You will not be disappointed!
Advanced Dredging Techniques Part 2 The Right Approach Long-experienced author, Dave McCracken, shares a wealth of insight and USEFUL information about dredging for gold. Of primary importance to any gold dredger are the chapters on prospecting in hard-packed, natural streambeds, and production dredging. But Dave also covers other very valuable information, such as: which boulders to look for in the streambed that will help you locate pay streaks; a complete rundown on underwater boulder winching techniques; deep water dredging; fast water dredging; cold water dredging; how to care for, modify and repair wet or dry suits, hot water systems; recovering 100% of the free gold out of dredge concentrates with minimal time and effort; and a long list of new tricks of the dredging trade. Dave also carefully outlines the fundamentals of how to go about being continuously successful in gold dredging. His essay about positive stress ("gold fever") is reason all by itself to read this book! This book should rightfully be called: "What every gold dredger should know - Part 2"
Diving and Digging for Gold (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting) A guide for anyone interested in knowing where and how to find gold, and what equipment to use. Some helpful tips include lists of things needed, some do's and don't, where to sell gold and where to get more information. Historical facts of the old mines and excellent engravings, photos and sketches.
Where to Find Gold in the Desert
Want to know where you have the best chance to find gold today? In fact, the
Where to Find Gold and Gems in Nevada
Find out where the best gold locations are found in each
Lost Gold and Silver Mines of the Southwest Handy guide to the long-lost mines, rich veins of ore, silver lodes, buried treasure and other bonanzas. All fully described, including fascinating anecdotes about the treasure, its general locale and other information. Each description also accompanied by a map of the region. 96 maps and over 50 other line illustrations.
Dig Here!: Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of
Exciting tales of lost treasure in the deserts of the
Basic Jewelry Making: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started (How To Basics) This fully illustrated guide shows how to make all kinds of funky and elegant bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and pendants using beads and wire. It begins with the basics--planning a design, attaching fittings, making secure crimps, selecting beads--so crafters can quickly get started creating one-of-a-kind pieces. Simple wire-bending techniques allow them to make beaded drop earrings as well as more elaborate necklace and bracelet designs. Advanced techniques use metallic, sterling silver, even 14-carat-gold wire to make gallery-quality jewelry in almost any style and size. Featuring design ideas by a variety of jewelers, this book includes pictures and descriptions of tools and materials, a guide to common types of beads, advice on proper lengths and fit, and inspiration for creating a wide range of styles.