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Gold Dredging

gold-dredgingAs we continue to dig deeper (no pun intended!) into gold mining techniques, we will look another method which is calledgold dredging.  This is another type of placer mining, which is extracting gold from the black sand that collects in placer deposits.  The previous method of placer mining we discussed was gold panning, however gold dredging is more advanced and more efficient.  So what the heck is this thing?  Is it big or small?  Does it require engines and laborers or is it automated?  Let’s figure this thing out!

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