Ask the Experts
September 2013 by Chris RalphDust and dry washing
Buying a turquoise claim
Q: Does gold get stuck in the crucible?
Breaking cemented gravels
Q: I have a gold mine in Colorado. There was an assay done which stated [there is] a lot of quartz within the mine. What is the cheapest way to mine it for gold? I don’t have the money for mills, etc. Can I do it by hand (during summer holidays), and how would I get started?
Q: How do I improve my small-scale mining operation’s gold production?
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