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.
Heading for Australia to metal detect for gold. Tips? Suggestions?
Problems finding gold with a detector
What are the tell signs of garnet deposits?
Q: I am in the process of filing an appeal with my lawyer, but am seeking more “expert” advice in the arenas of “mining claims” and BLM jurisdiction.
Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.
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