Ask The Experts: Is an XRF gun useful for prospecting and mineral identification?
April 2017 by Chris Ralph
Q: I’ve thought about renting an XRF gun with gold specific software to use for exploration this spring.
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
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?
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
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