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GOLD! GOLD - A Beginner's Handbook: How to Prospect for Gold

GOLD! GOLD - A Beginner's Handbook: How to Prospect for Gold

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GOLD! GOLD - A Beginner's Handbook: How to Prospect for Gold

by Petralia, Joseph F

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Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia: Hancock House Publishers, 1981. 112 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and drawings. The Contents are: In the Beginning: The King of Money; Gold: Its Nature; Gold Fever; The Rush Had Begun; The Fever Spreads; Mining Life; The Motherlode. The Pot at the End of the Rainbow: Where to Begin Your Search; In Short; Why It Is Where It Is; Its Heft Is the Main Clue; Images: A Nugget's Travels; Learn to Read the Stream; Placer Paydirt; Prospecting for Quartz Veins. Putting Together Your Grubstake: Prospecting Gear. Methods Then and Now: How to Pan; Gold Pan Sieve; The Sniffer; Dry Placer Operations; Operation of a Sluice; Clean-up; Rocker Box; Long Tom; Hydraulic Concentrator; Dredges; Metal Detectors. Crescent of Gold: Amalgamation; Staking Your Claim. Head for the Hills. Nickle Knowledge: Survival Pack; Specifications; Troy Weight; and a Glossary.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo. Book.


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GOLD! GOLD - A Beginner's Handbook: How to Prospect for Gold
Petralia, Joseph F
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Hancock House Publishers
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Blaine, Washington and Surrey, British Columbia
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