Ask The Experts
April 2016 by Chris Ralph• Can I find enough gold to make a living with only hand tools?
Q: I’ve thought about renting an XRF gun with gold specific software to use for exploration this spring.
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
Where to process high grade gold ore containing sulfides?
Q: Do I still have rights to this mining claim?
Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
How do sluicing and drywashing compare in effciency?
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