Fire Assay Finish by Silver Nitrate Fusion for PGMs
July 2021 by Mike Robinson
…my intent is to distribute this information in layman’s language so that even the “backyard/shade tree/mom & pop” fire assayers can benefit.
What do you do when you’ve located a promising deposit of gold or gemstones, but it’s trapped in solid rock?
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
A draft environmental assessment of a proposal to allow long-term camping by gold miners along 21 miles of the North Fork of the Fortymile Wild and Scenic River is available from the Bureau of Land Management.
A Wilfley table works best when all of the mineral being run across it (the pulp) is about the same size. For this reason, I took a good look at each of the samples.
For 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...
There were nice sections of vein material at the end of several drifts, like they just stopped work one day and walked away.
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