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Introduction To Gold Panning

Introduction To Gold Panning What is Gold Panning? Gold panning, or simply panning, is a form of placer mining and traditional mining that extracts gold from a placer deposit using a pan. The process is one of the simplest ways to extract gold, and is popular with geology enthusiasts especially because of its

Estimating Remaining Daylight By Using Your Hand

Estimating Remaining Daylight By Using Your Hand If you're out in the unforgiving wilderness (or just want to get home before dark), you can easily estimate how long until the sun sets using your fingers. All you need to do is extend your arm fully and count the number of finger widths between

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Rivers – Skim-Bars – Placer Gold Deposits

Rivers - Skim-Bars - Placer Gold Deposits One of the most notable things about Skim-Bar Placer gold Deposits is that they form on the top surface of gravel bars, as opposed to coarser gold, where the weight of the gold particles allows the gold to settle down on or near bedrock.  This means you are