How to Utilize Assays and Evaluate Results
June 2009 by Chris RalphAsk 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.
Ask The Experts - Do you think it’s realistic for a detectorist to recover a couple of ounces per week if working full time?
The historic mining town of Cripple Creek (population 600) is 43 miles, by paved highway, west of Colorado Springs, almost two miles high in the Colorado Rockies.
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• "Recreational" mining
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Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Expedition at Eagle Rock—Part II • Broomstick Gold • Electra Gold Sees Potential in Other Minerals & Metals • The Forgotten Specimen—Part I • Miner's Cabin—Red Shack Territory • "New" Gold Rush Has Arrived • NASCAR Driver Turns Prospector • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices