Dredging at Real Del Castillo, Baja
October 2008 by Walter L. HuntDestination: Real Del Castillo, a remote and seldom visited old gold mining camp less than fifty miles north and east of Ensenada, Mexico.
Q: Does anyone know of an electrowinning instrument that will plate (heavy plate) rhodium and iridium? I have both in solution. (Solution content = 262.9 oz/ton of iridium; 14.9 oz/ton rhodium.)
If I have precious metals in solution in bulk, say 620 to 1,000 gallons, is there a facility to extract the precious metals out? If so, can each be isolated?
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