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?
How do I set up a Miller table?
Q: Do "corners" need to be in place on the ground for a claim to be valid?
Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
Q: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
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