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May 2015 by Chris RalphWhat type of sluice box for my trommel?
Q: A few questions about diamonds...
I know big mining companies use cyanide and other leach systems to recover gold from ore. Is this the only economically feasible way to recover the values?
Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.
• How small should I crush my hard rock ore?
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