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The gold pan as a quantitative geologic tool

P. K. Theobald

The gold pan as a quantitative geologic tool

by P. K. Theobald

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ore-dressing.,
  • Heavy minerals -- Prospecting.,
  • Prospecting.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul K. Theobald, Jr.
    SeriesContributions to general geology, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1071-A
    ContributionsU.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22969057M

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    Gold is extremely resistant to weathering and, once freed from enclosing rocks, is carried downstream as metallic particles consisting of "dust," flakes, grains, or nuggets. Gold is a very dense and heavy metal, so any particles in stream deposits tend to move downward and are often concentrated on or near bedrock. Paul Theobald, one of the pioneers in the field of exploration geochemistry, died at his home in Golden, Colorado on J He was a graduate of Stanford University and spent almost his entire career with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). He was an acknowledged expert in drainage geochemistry, particularly in arid terrains.

    The Pan-American geologist Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the. Alluvial Placers An alluvial deposit is an ancient river-washed rock and gravel bar that may be thousands of feet from the nearest stream, creek, or river. Alluvial (or bench) deposits contain untapped potential for finding gold because such areas have never been worked before.


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THEOBALD, JP. ABSTRACT The gold pan or a similar device has been mentioned throughout recorded history as a valuable instrument for concentrating heavy minerals.

The absence of quantitative studies of the accuracy of this tool led to the work presented by: 5. This is fine gold totally recovered from milled rocks.

This video serves as evidences that powder as result of rock crushing and milling, can be panned down to fine gold, with all other particles fully removed. Thus the gold panning can be used as quantitative tool just as described by Paul K. Theobalrd, Jr. in the book "The Gold Pan as a Quantitative Geologic Tool".

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Theobald Jr. Growing Synthetic Crystals, by Kurt Nassau Guide to Mineral Collecting in Minnesota, by G. Rapp Jr. & D. Wallace. W. Dan Hausel is only one of a handful of geologists in history who made more than one major gold discovery.

He and six other geologists were awarded the " Thayer Lindsley Award for an International Mineral Discovery" by Canada's PDAC for his work on the Donlin Creek gold deposit in Alaska; a gold deposit with as much gold as the Homestake mine/5(16).

Gold ( grams/cubic centimeter) has a much higher density than copper ( grams/cubic centimeter), so if you can successfully pan the copper you will have little trouble panning gold.

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The gold pan or miner's pan is a shallow sheet-iron vessel with sloping sides and flat bottom used to wash gold-bearing gravel or other material containing heavy minerals.

The process of washing material in a pan, referred to as "panning," is the simplest and most commonly used and least expensive method for a prospector to separate gold from.

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