Ask The Experts—Compensation for closed mining claim?
November 2011 by Chris RalphQ: I have a gold claim that the BLM just closed. Should I get compensation for the value of the claim?
Bismuth oxide for assaying?
• How small should I crush my hard rock ore?
Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?
Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
Q: How do I get gold out of a saturated solution of salt with nitric acid?
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