Designing and Evaluating Placer Gold Recovery Plants
September 2014 by Chris RalphFor this article, I am focusing on industrial production plants that can handle 10 cubic yards per hour or more and would be fed by a loader or other heavy equipment...
For the prospector, knowing what oxidized hydrothermal alteration looks like in the field is an important exploration tool.
Father’s Day in Australia was on September 2, and it’s a day a group of miners from “down under” won’t soon forget.
In processing gold, silver and other valuable ores, the minerals containing the values, such as metallic gold, silver-bearing sulfides or other minerals, must be freed from the surrounding host rock before those valuable minerals can be captured.
Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
...your sampling procedures should not be designed to catch gold your mining technique will never recover.
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
…for a few hours, we fervently dug for gold. After we did a cleanup, I couldn’t believe the amount we got.
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