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For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: Highbanker and sluice for sale
« Last post by KendrickM on September 16, 2017, 01:41:33 AM »
Is this still for sale George?
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General Discussion / January 11, 2017 Meeting
« Last post by George Wirt on January 02, 2017, 03:05:46 PM »
The featured guest speaker January 11 will be geologist Steve Hicks talking on four subjects so there will be something for everyone.  Steve is a White Sulphur Springs geologist that has extensive Alaska gold placer sampling experience.  He is one of the present Minerals and Mining Advisory Council administrator for Central Montana and has been able to beat the federal government in court 2 out of 3 times representing himself on mining related issues.  The subjects of Steve's talks will be:

1.  The power of Mining districts

2.  Challenging bogus Forest Service citations by representing yourself in court.

3.  Demonstrating at least three ways to pump water with solar and battery power and explaining the efficiency and reliability benefits.

4.  Tips on sampling a placer deposit and common mistakes people make.
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General Discussion / Monthly Meeting Sept 14th 2016
« Last post by Errante on September 17, 2016, 10:10:03 PM »
Robin McCulloch was guest speaker. He referenced some publications members are interested in obtaining. For those that missed them they are referenced below with links. Amazon is out of stock on "Gold Placers of Montana".

Applied Gold Placer Exploration and Evaluation Techniques http://mbmg.mtech.edu/mbmgcat/public/ListCitation.asp?pub_id=11705&


Montana placer mining BMPs (Best Management Practices): Guidelines for planning, erosion control, and reclamation
http://mbmg.mtech.edu/mbmgcat/public/ListCitation.asp?pub_id=11696&

Gold Plcers of Montana
http://mbmg.mtech.edu/mbmgcat/public/ListCitation.asp?pub_id=11597&


A set of 4 publications concerning techniques for gold placer exploration and land management
Lyden, C. J., McCulloch, R., Lewis, B., Keill, D., and Shumaker, M., Placer Package (Misc 32; R6; SP 106; SP 115) : Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Miscellaneous Publications and Maps 51.
http://mbmg.mtech.edu/mbmgcat/public/ListCitation.asp?pub_id=31468&
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General Discussion / Annual Rick Radke Coin Hunt
« Last post by George Wirt on March 14, 2015, 06:41:07 PM »
Registration 9:00 AM. Count hunts start at 10:AM 
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For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Highbanker and sluice for sale
« Last post by George Wirt on July 25, 2013, 08:38:38 PM »
Keene 2" Highbanker $1200 new, asking $600

24' of commercial steel sluice, 2 each 12" wide by 8" high by 8' long with
1" riffles, 1 each 24" wide by 8" high by 8' long with expanded metal.
Lockable $2000 new, asking $1000.

Bob at 406-582-8491.
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General Discussion / Headwaters Chapter GPAA Monthly Meeting
« Last post by George Wirt on July 01, 2013, 09:28:58 PM »
7:00 ro 9:00 pm at Belgrade Chamber of Commerce.
 Contact Bob Lindner at 406-222-6580
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General Discussion / Radersburg outing
« Last post by George Wirt on October 15, 2010, 10:16:07 AM »
There will be an outing on October 30th at the Radersburg claim. We will meet at Wheat Montana at 8:00am and leave from there. This claim is dry so bring water if you plan on using any. Hope to see you there!
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General Discussion / Barbeque and swap meet
« Last post by George Wirt on September 27, 2010, 08:58:04 PM »
   Hello everyone!
 
We will be having a barbeque and swap meet at Ron and Rosa Abelins on saturday the 2nd at 5:00. Please bring either chips, a salad or dessert. Hamburgers will be provided. Bring your own beverage also. Ron and Rosa live at 7237 Raven Dr. Take w Dry creek rd out of Belgrade or Manhattan to the Dry creek church. Take Dry Creek rd about one-half mile north. Turn right on Mocking Bird about one mile then left on Raven just a few hundred yards. Hope to see you there!
 
Steve

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General Discussion / Welcome!
« Last post by George Wirt on September 27, 2010, 12:37:54 PM »
Welcome to Headwaters Chapter GPAA. 
This forum is for discussions relating to prospecting, mining and treasure hunting.  Posts to promote unrelated commercial interests will be deleted and the user will be banned.
Enjoy!
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