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June 2014 by Chris Ralph• Recovering platinum
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.
Recovering gold from pyrite ore
How do mines and refiners deal with doré bars?
What type of sluice box for my trommel?
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
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