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Paydirt Classification for Miners

Paydirt Classification for Miners

by Michael Valadez
"However, in our rush to find the perfect way to recover gold with the least amount of effort, we at times have a tendency to want to ignore or discount the science that governs gravity gold recovery processes…i.e. classification."
The True Cost of a Gram of Gold...

The True Cost of a Gram of Gold...

by Michael Valadez
What is the true cost of a gram of gold?  As a seller of gold paydirt, I am always amazed at the lack of information and poor logic exercised by a...
The Best Place to look for gold is...

The Best Place to look for gold is...

by Michael Valadez
Gold prospecting is a lot like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack…it is extremely rare and without a knowledge of what to look for a...
"Gravimetrics" what!?

"Gravimetrics" what!?

by Michael Valadez
“Gravimetric What?” Understanding Gold Recovery Terminology Can Be as Perplexing as Learning How to Recover Gold Itself! How to recover gold? Somet...
You need a scale...

You need a scale...

by Michael Valadez
..."you can't keep score without a scale..."
We have a fascination with gold...

We have a fascination with gold...

by Michael Valadez
We have a fascination with gold. We are inextricably tied to gold in one form or another. The pursuit of the yellow metal has shaped entire civiliz...
Capturing that Eureka! moment...

Capturing that Eureka! moment...

by Michael Valadez
We all want to share your Eureka moment. A great way to do that is to share a good photo of your gold so we can all appreciate it with you.  A few ...
Why a Blue Gold Pan is best...

Why a Blue Gold Pan is best...

by Michael Valadez
A friend pointed this out to me in an issue of the ICMJ magazine a while back.  I have been using blue gold pans for a several of years now after f...
Who is iPan4Gold?

Who is iPan4Gold?

by Michael Valadez
Michael V., President of iPan4Gold.com has always been interested in gold, but especially after watching the Gold Fever TV show. Michael  began act...
My Journey...

My Journey...

by Michael Valadez
I have always been interested in gold, but an incident as a young man chilled my interest. I had just pointed to a floating speck in my pie pan and...