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  1. NEW MEMBERS (stop in here first)

    New members please stop here first to say hello!

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  2. GOLD NUGGET SHOOTING

    Main NuggetShooter.com Forum with subject matter related gold prospecting with a metal detector as the main focus.

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  3. COINS, TREASURE, and RELICS

    This forum is dedicated to the hunting of coins and relics with a metal detector.

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  4. GOLD PROSPECTING

    For the discussion of all forms of Gold Prospecting and Gold recovery. Panning, Drywashing, Dredgeing, Sluicing, Hardrock Mining and........

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  5. METEORITE HUNTING and COLLECTING

    For Discussion related to hunting and collecting of Meteorites With or Without a Metal Detector

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  6. ROCKS, MINERALS and FOSSILS

    Rockhounds information pages with subjects related to geology and mineral ID
     

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  7. NUGGET SHOOTER STORE NEWS

     I have added this forum where you can see updates, sales, specials, etc that are available at my store. So do not enter this forum if ads offend ya...

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  8. TECH TIPS, TROUBLESHOOTING, and DETECTOR HELP

    This forum will offer tech help as well as troubleshooting and tips for using all brands of detectors. Need help or advise ask here!

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  9. PROSPECTORS LOUNGE

    This section is a little different and the place to post prospecting questions, birthdays, and talk not directly related to other sections of the forum, but still related to gold prospecting. No Political or religious posts will be allowed please and will be deleted by staff

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  10. MINER'S RIGHTS and LAND USE

    This forum is strictly for the discussion of land usage restriction and Miners rights issues we face and how to deal with them.

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  11. HUNTING, FISHING, GUNS, and SUCH

    As the title says this forum is for members to share stuff about Hunting, fishing, guns, etc.

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  12. FORUM ANNOUNCEMENTS - PROBLEMS

    This is where I will let you know about new stuff, upgrades, etc. and this is where you post forum glitches and problems so administration sees it.

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  13. CONTESTS "FUN and FREE STUFF"

    Post any contests ya want to run here, fun, fun, fun....

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  14. CLASSIFIED ADS

    Buying and selling of all USED and some approved "HOME MADE" prospecting equipment by forum members. NO DEALERS

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  15. PROSPECTING BRAZIL with GARIMPO

    It's high time Don has his own spot to entertain us!

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  16. DIY PROJECTS

    Got a cool project, want to share a project plan? Here is the place to share what you have built.

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  17. OFF ROAD VEHICLES

    The place to talk about all your off road toys and adventures... Bikes, quads, ATV, and the rest.

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  18. HOBBIES and STUFF

    Got some cool hobby type stuff to share? Build stuff, got skilz? Share them here....

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  19. CAMP COOKING and RECIPES

    So ya think ya can cook? Well let's share some recipes, everything from food to soap to whiskey or whatever is welcome here.

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  20. UPCOMING OUTINGS and EVENTS

    Listing of upcoming group events for detectorists and prospectors, LIST YOUR EVENT NOW!

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  • Posts

    • Mercury will brake gold down to the single atom level  and yet the two can be re separated via chemical, mechanical and thermal means.   
    • You are right Doc,  the mixture is called agua regia, and if I remember correctly it consists of 2-parts hydrochloric acid mixed with 1-part nitrate acid.  This ( to my knowledge) is the only acid mixture that will completely breakdown gold and put it into molecular solution.  When you mix the two acids you have to pour one into the other "very-slowly" because of nitric acid's tendency to be kind of combustive.  And (I think) that you must pour nitric into the beaker of hydrochloric (again slowly),.. not the other way around.  And yes, Sodium Metabisulfite is a "Reagent" used to recover or change the structure of the gold in molecular solution back to a metallic form.  A great book the learn about this process (and others) is the Second Edition of:  RECOVERY AND REFINING OF PRECIOUS METALS , by C.W. AMMEN .  A & B Prospecting in Prescott Valley has this book for sale ( I think that I paid approx. $70.00 for it about 8-years ago).  Maybe Bill Southern can get one of these for any of those who are interested in learning these recovery processes????  Gary 
    • Looking forward to this one...Weather should be awesome and new nuggets  exposed from monsoon! ... Hope no one will have an idling semi parked in camp on this one! ... Cheers, Unc   PS, if folks  indicate interest I'll bring some new LSD maps.  
    • In this article they talk of numbers of ways to produce gold.  All costing way more then the value of gold produced.  I found the bit about Gold being Produced within a Mercury Vapor lamp as part of the by products created  interesting.  Minute quantities but quantities non the less, eaa? http://www.levity.com/alchemy/nelson2_7.html
    • hi all i have a  lightly used 10 x 6 Coiltek joey mono coil 4 sale $ 120  shipped conus  i take paypal  f&f please feel free to give me a ring 928-715-5324 thanks for looking  walt
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