Gold in Northern Baja California
November 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe 760-mile-Iong Baja California peninsula, in Mexico, separates the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) from the Pacific Ocean. Most of the peninsula is a desert where the traveler can find some of the weirdest plants on Earth...
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Knowing how to get the greatest depth performance out of your detector can be a handy thing, but it’s not an easy, simple matter.
Q: How do I improve my small-scale mining operation’s gold production?
After trading for a specialized gold detector, my gold finds went up in a hurry. Even though those older gold detectors were pretty good, things have changed a lot since then.
Q: Can a voltmeter be used to determine the type of metal/mineral present in soil?
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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