Ask The Experts—What Should I Do Next With This Quartz Vein?
March 2009 by Chris RalphI don’t know what to do next. Should I get an assay of the quartz? Can you recommend someone? Should I somehow crush the rock & search for a gold vein? Am I just wasting my time?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.
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