Ask the Experts
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Q: How much gold do I have per ton and how can I improve my assay method?
Q: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
While there is no metal detector that will see only gold, there is a device that can reliably distinguish gold from lead, copper, iron or other metals. It is an X-Ray fluorescence tester, sometimes called an XRF gun.
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
Hydraulic remnants or just lose material?
Q: What should be considered in a Joint Venture on a gold claim?
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