Ask The Experts
March 2015 by Jan AlexanderQ: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
If it's gold, how should I clean it?
Ask The Experts - Does the Journal know if any gold mining has been shut down over the Covid-19 virus?
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
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