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November 2013 by Chris RalphTreating ore with a plasma torch or shock waves?
Bismuth oxide for assaying?
Is it possible to use a cell phone GPS away from cell towers?
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Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.
Need some help putting together a BLM proposal.
Gold left in Rye Patch by the time I retire?
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