Ask the Experts
March 2013 by Chris RalphQ: Can you please tell me about diamond fluorescense?
Can the public take minerals from a mining claim?
Shaker tables and jigs
While there is no metal detector that will see only gold, there is a device that can reliably distinguish gold from lead, copper, iron or other metals. It is an X-Ray fluorescence tester, sometimes called an XRF gun.
• When geologists and old-timers have conflicting views.
Setting up a gravity dredge
• Can I find enough gold to make a living with only hand tools?
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