Ask The Experts - How do you utilize magnets in your prospecting equipment?
May 2020 by Chris Ralph
• Where would I find a map for the Western states on high silica sand deposits?
Q: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
What is claim relocation?
Q: Aside from the softness scratch test and other methods of identification, what feedback would you have on identifying gold in hard rock that may be mixed with other metals that affect its color?
Q: Graphite spray to prevent sticking when using cast iron molds
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