Ask The Experts - Sampling and assays
May 2019 by Chris Ralph
Why are there no maps of the so-called mining districts?
Q: Can you please tell me about diamond fluorescense?
• Should I focus efforts on this particular rock type?
Have you ever wondered how accurate specific gravity tests are in determining the amount of gold in a specimen?
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
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