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September 2016 by Chris Ralph• Is there a standard contract for placer mining to use with a private property owner?
Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.
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Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
• How small should I crush my hard rock ore?
• Is this a good time to invest in gold and silver?
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