Gold Prospecting Advanced

Level: 2


  • Have the Gold Prospecting Honor
  • Describe the following types of prospecting equipment.
    • Sluice box
    • Rocker box
    • High banker
    • Bucket dredge
    • Suction dredge
    • Dry washer
    • Trommel
    • Beach box
    • Metal detector
    • Jig
    • Shaker table
  • What government requirements, if any, are there to use the equipment listed in number 2 above?
  • What are the advantages or disadvantages to the equipment listed in number 2 above?
  • Use at least two of the types of equipment listed in number 2 above to prospect for gold.
  • Pathfinders are supposed to take only pictures and leave only footprints, but prospecting requires moving rocks and digging large holes. How can you reconcile these two conflicting requirements?

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