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The GoldHarvester 10T (steel) for Alluvial/Placer Gold Mining

This unit can be built out of steel in any country for under $200 for all sheet steel, flat steel, rebar, angle iron, u-channel, welding rod and paint. See photos: My fabrication manager-Jose Y: The author:   Gold Master Africa

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The GoldHarvester 10T (wood-tin lined) for Alluvial/Placer Gold Mining

All my GoldHarvester Models (10T, 20T, 30T, 60T & 90T)  are inexpensive to build with local country materials (Wood-tin, Steel or Aluminum). You can build this model for under a $100 material cost in Africa or most any country. Production capacity is up to 10t/hr depending on soil types, crew size and loading techniques. It…

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Alluvial Gold Mining “Live Production Capacity”

Simply put: It is the total raw natural alluvial or eluvial material (sand, gravels/cobble, clays or clay laterites) processed live through your gold capture system in tonnes per hour (t/hr). One cubic meter of the soils mentioned have an average sg of 2.5 therefore each m3 weighs 2.5 tonnes. To estimate hand dug production just…

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7 Keys to Mining Alluvial/Placer Gold Deposits Successfully

1. Live Production Capacity 2. Mining methods & techniques 3. Gold capture systems 4. River terrain (alluvial deposit characteristics) 5. Location-Access 6. Gold Grade 7. Gold Quality These 7 keys are so important to your success I will expand on all 7 in separate posts. They are listed in order of importance. Live Production Capacity…

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Mine Alluvial/Placer Gold Deposits

Why? If you like gold, it’s potentially the most profitable of all ways to make money from gold especially for a private, independent entrepreneur or closely held private company. There is gold in almost every country in the world, you pick your country, local home ground or international, your choice? If you choose an international…

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Making Money from Gold

There are many ways: Buy the physical gold (bullion or coins) and hold it. Buy gold scrap (jewelry or electronics) for the melt value. Buy into Gold funds and hold it. Buy stock shares of publicJunior Gold exploration companies who are defining reserves for future mining or about to produce Au metal. (My premium service)…

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The Gold Master of Africa

A short background on Matt Montauk ~ The Gold Master of Africa I’m a goal and results oriented skilled Professional with 41 years of ascending supervisory construction, engineering and Geological mineral/mining development experience working on heavy industrial/commercial projects in Africa & the United States. The last 16 years I’ve worked in mineral mining business development overseas in Zambia, Mozambique,…

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African Gold Nuggets has launched!

How would you like to have been part of the California gold rush in 1849, only with today’s modern equipment? Instead of this in Africa? That can happen in Africa and other gold rich countries with my expertise, methods, techniques and personally designed equipment for light commercial production (10-30 tons per hour). Through this blog, I…

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