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Sluice boxes: Gold prospecting equipment

Discover the secrets of expert prospectors

Finding precious gold can sometimes feel like looking for a needle in a haystack, even if you do have your metal detector. Taking out all the unnecessary elements to get these precious metals can take days, weeks, months, and even years. Typically, you would have to go with larger equipment which is less accessible and more expensive to use. But with a sluice box, you can eliminate some of these headaches and still find success.

Sluice Box For Gold Prospecting

The sluice box is an essential piece of equipment for the gold prospector. It is used to separate the lighter sands, and other materials from gold-bearing gravel panned or shaken through a series of riffles until the gold is captured.

Sluice Box Matting

Sluice box matting is essential not only in a basic sluice but also for high banker mat. Riffles do a great job of slowing down the gold, but some type of matting underneath the riffles is required to hold the gold and help prevent it from flowing out the bottom along with waste material.

The most common sluice box matting is a carpet-like material. This works well; however, newer types of gold sluice matting developed over the years have helped improve recovery rates.

Keene Sluice Box

The design of these sluice boxes was inspired by the most delicate gold prospecting sluices and offered the best efficiency. These lightweight and compact sluice boxes are ideal for getting the most gold possible with minimal effort.

Keene Sluice Boxes have a unique three-stage system that helps ensure that gold is collected efficiently. It features heavy-duty latches rolled top edges for greater strength and safety and a more extended rubber.

Mini Max High banker Combo

The new and improved Mini Max Power Sluice Concentrator is the multi-tool of prospecting. We’ve upgraded our latest machine to have a single, larger pump instead of a double-pump system.

The new pump provides not only greater water flow and higher head lift but also a larger diameter pressure hose which creates a higher flow

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