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May 2014 by Chris RalphHow do mines and refiners deal with doré bars?
When I teach people about finding gold, I often explain that it is helpful to think of any river or stream that carries gold as being something like a sluice box.
I get a number of questions from people about testing and treating hard rock ores. The simplest way, but also an expensive one, is to just have an assay test done by an independent assay firm. As an alternative...
Q: Can and should you remove their poles and notice right then and there or should you wait until you have convinced them of their trespass?
How to go about the entire process of prospecting is a big question. The answer comes down to research and preparation.
Let’s take a look at diamonds and diamond mining and see how they form, how they are used beyond just jewelry, and what leads geologists to find diamond deposits.
When my “anonymous” friend told me the rock tub was probably a hundred miles from where he safely stashed it, I decided to build another sled and improve on my old design.
So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.
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