Ask the Experts
March 2013 by Chris RalphQ: Can you please tell me about diamond fluorescense?
Q: Aside from the softness scratch test and other methods of identification, what feedback would you have on identifying gold in hard rock that may be mixed with other metals that affect its color?
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• Are these gold amounts large enough to interest a mining company?
Q: How do I improve my small-scale mining operation’s gold production?
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