Ask the Experts
July 2014 by Chris RalphCan I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
Q: Do I still have rights to this mining claim?
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?
I have a highbanker, and I am considering adding a suction piece to make it a combo.
Q: Tantalite in an African nation -- is it worth pursuing?
Q: Exactly how does amalgamation work? Does it “melt” the gold (or copper, or silver, etc.) and form an alloy? If one leaves a piece of gold in mercury, will the entire sample become an amalgam (combination) of gold and mercury? Or does it only affect the surface...
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