Ask The Experts: “Energy” coming from black sand?
January 2017 by Chris Ralph
Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.
How do I set up a small placer operation?
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...
I was informed, in a less than friendly manner, that I can only camp on the claim for 14 days of every 90.
Q: Can you please tell me about diamond fluorescense?
• Should I focus efforts on this particular rock type?
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