Friday, August 2, 2013

Gold Mining: What is a natural sluice box?

a natural sluice box
Chile: a natural sluice box

These photos were sent in from a fella in Chile doing some exploration on a mine site.

You can see the split limbs being used as riffles and there is no carpet (miner moss)

gold mine sluice box

There is also a wooden pan that he says is called a Challa.

~ Steu

Photos used with permission
Rob Towner, Alluvial Mineral Consultant
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