Ask the Experts
March 2013 by Chris RalphQ: A few questions about claim markers, gold hunter test kits, and videos....
Q: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
Which comes first, claim filing or staking?
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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