Ask The Experts - Sampling and assays
May 2019 by Chris Ralph
Q: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
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?
Any ore grading 32% silver would contain more than 9,000 ounces of silver per ton and be valued at something in the range of $150,000 per ton. Even a few tons of this type of material would be well worth shipping off to a smelter for treatment.
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
Q: Can you suggest some family and dog friendly vacation spots in California where I can also do some sniping?
Q: What is available to a small prospector? How does one prospect (drill) into the walls of an old hard rock mine to see what is 10 feet beyond...
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