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Ideas On How To Sift Minerals From My Creek?

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Do you know how I could sift minerals from my creek? Amy help would be much appreciated.

Thanks, NoobRockhound

asked Mar 31, 2015 by NoobRockhound (130 points)
edited Apr 16, 2015 by admin

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I google searched (quote a bit) and found something that might help.

This link here [http://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DioXGL-5hhT0&sa=U&ved=0ahUKEwjJidnh1arLAhWGw4MKHWwJD7sQtwIIFTAA&usg=AFQjCNH5ZIwA1pBVD5nrKSJgDC8QhYSwgg] is a YouTube.com video entitled "Sift Stones With A Do-It-Yourself Dirt Sifter".  I'm guessing if you set up this near your creek bed it should be helpful in a lot of the work.

 

This link [http://www.google.com/url?q=https://americanminingrights.com/how-to-pan-for-gold/&sa=U&ved=0ahUKEwiKx7SZ1qrLAhWBlYMKHe5RAY0QFggUMAA&usg=AFQjCNHnJtUtLapvZ4W0W7nPnF_cwbcYrQ] is an article that's called "How To Successfully Pan For Gold In Rivers, Creeks, & Streams".  Although you might not be panning for gold exactly, the principle's are pretty much the same I'm guessing with just some minor adjustments such as sizing etc.

 

Lastly, this article here [http://www.mdpub.com/prospecting/] includes photos and is called "Gold Prospecting and Gold Panning How-To".  Again, same principle, just have to make minor alterations.  Good tips and some instructions/tutorials on this page too.

 

Hope this helps!

Good Prospecting :)

~ Kat ~

answered Mar 5, 2016 by Mourning_Star (720 points)

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