Ask The Experts: Looking for help on unproven claim
February 2017 by Chris Ralph
Looking for help on unproven claim
• How to find info on a particular mining claim
Q: Are there any mills that handle VMS ore?
What to do with black sands
Where to process high grade gold ore containing sulfides?
While there is no metal detector that will see only gold, there is a device that can reliably distinguish gold from lead, copper, iron or other metals. It is an X-Ray fluorescence tester, sometimes called an XRF gun.
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: ...It’s a 2,000-acre property that was mined 100 years ago, still has the old workings, tailings, etc. I am looking to recover gold from the old waste/tailings... plus possibly strip mine some of it. What are my options?
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