Ask The Experts - Should I be focusing on uranium and thorium?
April 2019 by Chris Ralph
Q: Aside from the softness scratch test and other methods of identification, what feedback would you have on identifying gold in hard rock that may be mixed with other metals that affect its color?
Ask The Experts - Could I stake out a 20-acre claim with a waterway running through it just as I would a lode claim?
Q: Could I stake out a 20-acre claim with a waterway running through it just as I would a lode claim?
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Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
Is Burkina Faso safe for prospecting?
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