Ask The Experts - Help with an assay report
February 2018 by Chris Ralph
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Q: Do I still have rights to this mining claim?
Can I treat a sample with muriatic acid?
Q: I have a gold mine in Colorado. There was an assay done which stated [there is] a lot of quartz within the mine. What is the cheapest way to mine it for gold? I don’t have the money for mills, etc. Can I do it by hand (during summer holidays), and how would I get started?
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
• How many parts per million make a project viable?
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