Ask The Experts
May 2016 by Chris Ralph
• How small should I crush my hard rock ore?
There are good and bad ways to melt gold. In this article, we’ll take a look at the right way to melt gold without losing any of the valuable metal.
Let’s take a look at diamonds and diamond mining and see how they form, how they are used beyond just jewelry, and what leads geologists to find diamond deposits.
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
When you think about the extremes to which a miner will go to get a little gold, it occurred to me beach gold could be "easy pickings."
If there is misleading wording anywhere, it will be in the sample data and in reserve/resource estimates.
Because these crevices catch and hold gold so well, it's worthwhile to learn how they form, which ones are good for catching gold and which ones are not.
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