Ask the Experts
February 2013 by Chris RalphQ: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
Q: I’m working with some folks who have a large amount of old placer concentrates stored on their recently purchased property.
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
Q: Would a mining company be interested in this area for just the magnetite?
Problems finding gold with a detector
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Q: Can you suggest some family and dog friendly vacation spots in California where I can also do some sniping?
Q: Our group has found a nickel deposit in the Yuma, Arizona area that is similar to the one that you wrote about...
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