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February 2015 by Chris Ralph• Is this old mining story too good to be true?
Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.
Q: Thanks for the great article in the recent ICMJ [“Metallic Trash—Scourge of the Prospector,” July 2012]...
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
• Determining the amount of gold in a specimen
Q: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
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