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How to Utilize Assays and Evaluate Results

Assay furnace - photo courtesy Inspectorate AmericaAsk the lab manager how your ores will be tested, and ask to see the equipment that will be used. If you are told it’s a secret that can’t be explained, you need another assayer.

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Western Mining Council
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