Being able to identify natural streambeds is the primary key to locating high-grade gold deposits. This book provides the most thorough explanation of natural and original streambeds available in any publication on the market today. In easy to understand language, supported by clear photographs and graphic demonstrations, this book covers all of the important information-including the legalities; where gold comes from and where to go to find it; how gold forms into high-grade deposits; all of the different types of suction dredges that you will see in the field today and how they work; how to get the most from your own dredge's recovery system; how to operate a suction dredge; how to sample for and develop high-grade gold deposits; the fundamentals of diving and dredging safety; rigging dredges on the waterway; how to complete your final clean-up and market your gold; and much, much more.In easy to understand language, supported by clear photographs andgraphic illustrations, this book covers all of the important information you need for successful gold dredging. Includes the legalities, and detailed information on where gold comes from and why it forms high-grade deposits. Dave McCracken, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 364 pages with a soft cover.