Ask The Experts
Ask the Experts—Best way to identify calaverite and sylvanite
December 2011 by Chris Ralph
Ask The Experts - How do I best recover gold in pyrite?
Ask the Experts
Q: Where is the best place to prospect for gold in Minnesota?
Ask The Experts—Iridium
Q: I believe I have found a deposit that contains iridium. What can you tell me about iridium? Are there any tests I can do in the field to confirm it is iridium? How much is iridium worth? Where can I get it assayed? Can I refine it myself?
Legislative and Regulatory Update
- November elections
- Anti-mining ballot initiative rejected in Montana
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Ask the Experts—Looking up mining claims on the Internet • Ask the Experts—Access to mining claim across private land • Legislative and Regulatory Update • WSGS Releases New Geologic Maps • Prospecting on the North Yuba • Yesterday's Gold—Today's Mine • Prospecting Australia—Part III Anatomy of a Nugget Patch in Western Australia • Nevada Miners: Check Your Claim Markers • Managers at Fault for Two Deaths at Meikle Mine • Cold Water Gold • River Dredging vs. Creek Dredging—Part I • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Ask the Experts—How do you determine how far a piece of gold has traveled in a stream? • Where to Find Gold in Indiana • Testing Ores for Free Gold