Ask The Experts
November 2015 by Chris Ralph• When geologists and old-timers have conflicting views.
Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.
Setting up a gravity dredge
Q: Do "corners" need to be in place on the ground for a claim to be valid?
• Two questions: Is fool's gold magnetic? And how do you go about filing a miing claim?
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
Why are there no maps of the so-called mining districts?
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