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Ask the Experts: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
March 2012 by Chris RalphQ: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
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Ask The Experts: Nickel assays
Q: Our group has found a nickel deposit in the Yuma, Arizona area that is similar to the one that you wrote about...
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Ask The Experts—Iridium
Q: I believe I have found a deposit that contains iridium. What can you tell me about iridium? Are there any tests I can do in the field to confirm it is iridium? How much is iridium worth? Where can I get it assayed? Can I refine it myself?
Ask The Experts—What minerals are magnetic? Can rare earth magnets capture platinum?
What minerals are magnetic? I have heard that super magnets (rare earth magnets) can capture platinum. True?
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