Ask The Experts - Can you tell me anything about the Cherry Creek District in Nevada?
September 2018 by Chris Ralph
Q: Exactly how does amalgamation work? Does it “melt” the gold (or copper, or silver, etc.) and form an alloy? If one leaves a piece of gold in mercury, will the entire sample become an amalgam (combination) of gold and mercury? Or does it only affect the surface...
Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
Q: Is there a special name for this silver and copper alloy?
How can I determine if there are precious metals in the groundwater?
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