A New Method for Handling Stubborn Gravity Middlings
July 2016 by Gavin & Randy ClarksonThe solution focused on the relative difference in malleability between gold and waste, rather than the difference in density exploited by gravity circuits.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
At first, I tried to shift things around, but then a hand with a rock would appear, so I would stop trying to adjust my gear and grab the rock to keep things moving.
After your excitement peaks when you first receive the high gold assay from the vein you just exposed, you ponder how you will extract and sell your gold. You will need to develop a flow sheet for your process to optimize your recovery and minimize your costs and permit requirements.
We’ve been busy with a plethora of projects, all aimed at gathering gold into a pile big enough to brag about. We’re not there yet, but I’ll show you some of the interesting projects we’ve completed since we talked last.
I’d like to offer some practical comments about staking and maintaining mining claims. Owning your own claim is the dream of many prospectors. I’ve made good money off my mining claims, both from the minerals I have found on them as well as from leasing out some of my claims to larger mining and exploration companies.
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