Ask The Experts
May 2015 by Chris RalphWhat type of sluice box for my trommel?
Q: Can you tell us what the indicator rocks are? I’ve looked at the nearby digs and pushes that were made for gold and it looks like we’re digging on some similar material...
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
Would you explain the difference between a Geiger counter and a scintillator and how they operate in uranium prospecting?
• Can I get advice on a hard rock property in Calaveras County, California?
What minerals are magnetic? I have heard that super magnets (rare earth magnets) can capture platinum. True?
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