Ask The Experts: What to do with scheelite
June 2017 by Chris Ralph
Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?
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?
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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Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.
Hydraulic remnants or just lose material?
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