Ask the Experts
July 2013 by Chris RalphQ: How can I locate good places to prospect and meet like-minded individuals at the same time?
Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
Centrifugal bowls versus jigs
Using GIS systems to aid in mapping.
Q: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
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