A Treasure of Free Homemade Gold Prospecting Equipment Plans and Commentary: Gold Prospecting Terminology

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Gold Prospecting Terminology

The following is a quote from www.blackhillsbadlands.com. This site has a very interesting home page.

“Nuggets” are bigger than one-half inch. “Pea gold is the size of a pea. “Fish” are flat elongated flakes. “Flakes” are thin, flat wafers that vary from pinhead size and up. “Gold dust” is just that – pure gold sparkles; about the size of household dust. All of them are called “colors". 


http://www.blackhillsbadlands.com/home/thingstodo/outdoorrecreation/summerfun/goldpanning
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