Ask the Experts
August 2013 by Chris RalphQ: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
Centrifugal bowls versus jigs
Looking for help on unproven claim
Sulfides and oxides—what's the difference between the two?
Heading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
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