Ask the Experts
June 2014 by Chris Ralph• Recovering platinum
Gold in clastic black shale
Q: Since the weather in California is not as nasty as it is in Alaska, would it be advisable to wear the same setups as he wrote about?
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
Bad advice from Fish & Game
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Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
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