Ask the Experts
February 2014 by Chris RalphShaker tables and jigs
Good questions...from A to Z...
Q: I believe I have found a deposit that contains iridium. What can you tell me about iridium? Are there any tests I can do in the field to confirm it is iridium? How much is iridium worth? Where can I get it assayed? Can I refine it myself?
Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
• Are these gold amounts large enough to interest a mining company?
• Reason for adits rather than shafts?
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