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March 2015 by Jan AlexanderQ: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
Q: I’m working with some folks who have a large amount of old placer concentrates stored on their recently purchased property.
Q: I am looking for a “trommel machine” that doesn’t separate anything but clay slurry from rock hard clay.
Dust and dry washing
The concentrate is just the heaviest of the heavy minerals but some sulfides are sneaking in there also with the gold...
Would you explain the difference between a Geiger counter and a scintillator and how they operate in uranium prospecting?
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