Ask The Experts - Seeking advice on setting up an operation and the agreement with the landowner
November 2019 by Scott Harn
Q: ...A number of scientific studies have been done that concluded our level of dredging is “not” harmful to fish or habitat. I suggest that the Mining Journal list some of these specific studies with brief summaries and conclusions.
Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of hand crank vs. battery power vs. blower? And your preference?
Q: Can you offer any information on proper mining claim procedures?
Q: How do I improve my small-scale mining operation’s gold production?
Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.
The Bawl Mill • Montana Gold and Sapphires Revisited • A Third Generation Small-Scale Hardrock Revival • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Respect the Angle of Repose • The Summer of ‘81 • The “Chuck It Out” Nugget • High Sulfidation Epithermal Deposits • Gold and Silver Deposits of Bodie, California • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices