Ask the Experts
December 2012 by Chris RalphWhat is the best type of mat to use in a high banker set up?
Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
Oleophilic means "affinity to or attracted to oils," and this includes gold an diamonds.
At one time or another, many miners will look seriously at purchasing a mining claim...Usually it’s a significant financial commitment, so how do you know if you are getting a good deal?
It is this ability to hear and respond to the faintest of audio signals that I believe separates the best nugget hunters from everyone else.
I will make the assumption that when any of you take a detector in your hand and head out prospecting for gold you are probably anticipating finding some gold. That’s the general idea, right?
His brother’s friend showed him a vial of gold that originated from his family’s mine in Honduras. Within two weeks Ernie had flown to Honduras to get a first-hand tour of the historic mine and the primitive operation underway to recover the gold.
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