Ask the Experts
November 2013 by Chris RalphTreating ore with a plasma torch or shock waves?
• Reason for adits rather than shafts?
Any ore grading 32% silver would contain more than 9,000 ounces of silver per ton and be valued at something in the range of $150,000 per ton. Even a few tons of this type of material would be well worth shipping off to a smelter for treatment.
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Shaker tables and jigs
I was informed, in a less than friendly manner, that I can only camp on the claim for 14 days of every 90.
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