In this 320 page book Roger McPherson condenses everything from 20 years experience as a prospector on how to find mineral deposits, stake a claim as well as how to sell mineral rights.
All you need is a gold pan, a couple of screens, a small shovel, a rock hammer, a hand lens and some sample bags. These are the essential tools needed to be a prospector. However, you can improve your chances of finding a valuable mineral deposit if you learn to recognize the signs of a viable mineral deposit. It is necessary to know the land status, research old records and then follow through by filing a valid claim. These are the skills needed to be a successful prospector.
In Modern Prospecting, an experienced prospector passes on information acquired through 20 years of classroom study, field work in the western states and
, and trial and error. Chapters include descriptions of the major types of deposits; interviews with professional geologists; how to obtain an assay; use geochemical and geophysical methods; and stake a proper claim. Alaska
With its handy glossary and helpful information on government agencies, websites and other contacts for assays, suppliers, and geological bulletins, Modern Prospecting is the foremost how-to-do-it-right guide to prospecting in the twenty-first century.
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