Ask The Experts—Inconsistent fire assays
November 2011 by Chris RalphQ: ...He consistently comes up with values much higher on the same ore samples.
Q: What amount of silver is considered the best find ever?
Q: Can you tell us what the indicator rocks are? I’ve looked at the nearby digs and pushes that were made for gold and it looks like we’re digging on some similar material...
The concentrate is just the heaviest of the heavy minerals but some sulfides are sneaking in there also with the gold...
Bismuth oxide for assaying?
Q: Can and should you remove their poles and notice right then and there or should you wait until you have convinced them of their trespass?
Q: ...A number of scientific studies have been done that concluded our level of dredging is “not” harmful to fish or habitat. I suggest that the Mining Journal list some of these specific studies with brief summaries and conclusions.
Any good books on mineralized faults and contacts?
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