Ask The Experts—Studies with summaries and conclusions please...
August 2011 by Chris RalphQ: ...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.
Can the public take minerals from a mining claim?
Q: Exactly how does amalgamation work? Does it “melt” the gold (or copper, or silver, etc.) and form an alloy? If one leaves a piece of gold in mercury, will the entire sample become an amalgam (combination) of gold and mercury? Or does it only affect the surface...
Would you explain the difference between a Geiger counter and a scintillator and how they operate in uranium prospecting?
How do I set up a small placer operation?
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