Ask The Experts - Sampling and assays
May 2019 by Chris Ralph
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
Q: Will my detector react to fine gold?
Q: What amount of silver is considered the best find ever?
What is the ceramic-like material embedded with gold?
Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
Sampling and mining a historic mining claim
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