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Author Topic: Talking Water...... ? maybe ?  (Read 3434 times)

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Offline GPEX admin

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Talking Water...... ? maybe ?
« on: June 05, 2013, 12:46:12 AM »

I recall many years ago (circa ’79-‘80) shortly after getting my first White’s detector, that you (as in prospectors ) used to be able to use your detector for measuring the resistance within the water to ascertain the ?presence or ?absence of precious metals.  All such now being more vague than not, but I also recall that Western & Eastern Treasures had an instructional article on this topic.  Anyone have any feed on this?
Somebody said that it couldn't be done
But he with a chuckle replied
That maybe it couldn't but he wouldn't be one
Who'd say so until he had tried.

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Re: Talking Water...... ? maybe ?
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2013, 07:21:19 AM »
Larry: As an owner of a White's detector myself i've never heard of this. After some research I came up with zilch.

I did however read about an inspiring find by a fellow detector making me want to fly up to Ganes Creek etal to
double check those tailings...hehe: Below from wetreasures.

With permission to detect on a previously mined hillside in central Alaska. Glenn Watson was determined to make the most of his weekend. Pinpointing a small nugget. he swept back over the area and got a second signal... this time from a 1 oz. lump of gold. And the hits just kept on coming! He searched eight hours that day. and when morning came he was ready for more. When the pocket finally played out he had 444 nuggets totaling 171.30 dwt. (8.56 oz.). In all Glenn logged 20 hours of field time, which works out to an astounding average of a find every 2.7 minutes- and one tired but very happy nugget hunter!

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previously mined hillside in central Alaska