Ask the Experts
April 2012 by Chris RalphQ: ...where would you recommend selling class rings and other scrap gold?
Q: I am in the process of filing an appeal with my lawyer, but am seeking more “expert” advice in the arenas of “mining claims” and BLM jurisdiction.
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
Why are there no maps of the so-called mining districts?
Q: Exactly how does amalgamation work? Does it “melt” the gold (or copper, or silver, etc.) and form an alloy? If one leaves a piece of gold in mercury, will the entire sample become an amalgam (combination) of gold and mercury? Or does it only affect the surface...
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