Ask The Experts
September 2016 by Chris Ralph• Is there a single book that covers most aspects of mining and recovery?
Can the public take minerals from a mining claim?
Treating ore with a plasma torch or shock waves?
Dust and dry washing
Ore testing and other advice for starting up a mining operation.
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
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