How to Rebuild a Rock Drill
August 2023 by John Norman
Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.
The first thing a person should do is seriously consider whether they want to go mining as a hobby or a business, and the tax implications of the choice.
There are good and bad ways to melt gold. In this article, we’ll take a look at the right way to melt gold without losing any of the valuable metal.
The ideal leaching chemical would leave behind what we don't want or need in the ore and take only the valuable metals.
Last month, one of our readers requested an article regarding the possible use of Google Earth for prospecting research. It was a good idea, so here it is.
How do mines and refiners deal with doré bars?
Prospectors have many reasons why they might want to break rocks. These include dividing up a specimen too large to carry.
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