Ask The Experts
April 2016 by Chris Ralph• Should I focus efforts on this particular rock type?
The concentrate is just the heaviest of the heavy minerals but some sulfides are sneaking in there also with the gold...
Marketing other minerals recovered while gold mining
Which comes first, claim filing or staking?
While there is no metal detector that will see only gold, there is a device that can reliably distinguish gold from lead, copper, iron or other metals. It is an X-Ray fluorescence tester, sometimes called an XRF gun.
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
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