Ask The Experts - This low-grade ore is not worth processing
February 2019 by Chris Ralph
Can the public take minerals from a mining claim?
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Ore processing in California?
Were there insufficient values to continue mining at this site?
Any ore grading 32% silver would contain more than 9,000 ounces of silver per ton and be valued at something in the range of $150,000 per ton. Even a few tons of this type of material would be well worth shipping off to a smelter for treatment.
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