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April 2015 by Chris Ralph• Two questions: Is fool's gold magnetic? And how do you go about filing a miing claim?
For this article, I am focusing on industrial production plants that can handle 10 cubic yards per hour or more and would be fed by a loader or other heavy equipment...
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
The water instantly dropped though the screen, leaving a pile of mud behind! I was so excited that I replaced it with a 150-mesh screen, and the same thing happened!
Q: Can and should you remove their poles and notice right then and there or should you wait until you have convinced them of their trespass?
The ideal leaching chemical would leave behind what we don't want or need in the ore and take only the valuable metals.
Once you get down to the black sands or a few tablespoons of material, the technique changes dramatically.
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