Ask the Experts
January 2015 by Don Robinson• Is the Spenceville Wildlife area open to prospecting?
Q: I believe I have found a deposit that contains iridium. What can you tell me about iridium? Are there any tests I can do in the field to confirm it is iridium? How much is iridium worth? Where can I get it assayed? Can I refine it myself?
Bad advice from Fish & Game
Heading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
Q: I’ve thought about renting an XRF gun with gold specific software to use for exploration this spring.
Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of hand crank vs. battery power vs. blower? And your preference?
Q: ...where would you recommend selling class rings and other scrap gold?
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