Ask The Experts
January 2016 by Chris RalphWhat are these rocks?
Q: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
What to do with black sands
Q: Aside from the softness scratch test and other methods of identification, what feedback would you have on identifying gold in hard rock that may be mixed with other metals that affect its color?
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
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Q: Our group has found a nickel deposit in the Yuma, Arizona area that is similar to the one that you wrote about...
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