Ask The Experts
March 2015 by Jan AlexanderQ: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
Q: How much gold do I have per ton and how can I improve my assay method?
Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
Q: I have a gold mine in Colorado. There was an assay done which stated [there is] a lot of quartz within the mine. What is the cheapest way to mine it for gold? I don’t have the money for mills, etc. Can I do it by hand (during summer holidays), and how would I get started?
Q: A few questions about diamonds...
Q: Do I still have rights to this mining claim?
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