A Warning About Mercury
February 2009 by Bill McCuskeyOne of my best friends ended up in the hospital with acute mercury poisoning after firing some gold amalgam outside. He knew better, but was trying to impress a relative from the East Coast.
The first step in my recovery process after milling the ore to the desired size is to table it. On this particular ore, I get good results milling it to minus 100 mesh.
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
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For those of you who don’t have the time or the means available to find gold, or you are just in the wrong part of the country, there are plenty of options available to purchase precious metals.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of our long time members and tireless workers, Merwin H. Hemp.
Treating ore with a plasma torch or shock waves?
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