Ask The Experts
February 2016 by Chris RalphAny good books on mineralized faults and contacts?
A two-pronged approach is necessary to restore suction dredging; federal preemption needs to be established as addressed above via petition; and clarification from the EPA is needed to establish that no Section 402 permit is necessary when there is no “addition” of a pollutant.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
Options for affordable crushers for small mining operations
Most placer equipment is really made with gold in the 30 and larger mesh sizes in mind, though if carefully used can often get reasonable recovery down to the 50 mesh size.
The 316 Mining Company has not been all that successful, but does not ever seem to learn from their past mistakes.
This project taught me that you don’t need to be Albert Einstein to apply a little science to your prospecting. I learned that most of the science related to suction dredging is actually common sense. All we need to do is take the time to apply it.
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