Ask The Experts - Where can I get geological maps?
September 2017 by Chris Ralph
Q: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
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.
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?
Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.
Q: How do metal detectors work around precious metal ore bodies?
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