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November 2012 by Chris RalphQuestions regarding processing black sands
Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of hand crank vs. battery power vs. blower? And your preference?
Q: About 158,000 tons of ore is estimated to remain on the property. Worth further investigation?
How do mines and refiners deal with doré bars?
Q: What classes should one take if planning on majoring in mining engineering or geology?
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