Ask The Experts
November 2015 by Chris Ralph• When geologists and old-timers have conflicting views.
• Is there a standard contract for placer mining to use with a private property owner?
Q: I’ve thought about renting an XRF gun with gold specific software to use for exploration this spring.
Q: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
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.
Q: Is this gold or some other metal?
Relationship between limestone and gold
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