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January 2011 by Dr. Ralph E. PraySuggestions for claim jumpers
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Prospectors and rock hounds should consider searching for platinum-group metals, as these metals are the most precious of the precious metals. Several localities have been identified where these metals have been identified In anomalous amounts.
Tabling and jigging are two relatively inexpensive methods for recovering the “free particle values” from the noble metal ores. However, not all ores contain their values as free particles. In fact, many ores contain appreciable amounts of “metallic salts” that readily dissolve in one’s system water and continue to migrate right along with this water.
When I’m traveling through the West, I sometimes take detours that lead me to places that I never knew exist
When a federal employee decided to make a safety video for miners, she didn’t expect to reopen 30-year-old wounds from one of the nation’s worst mining disasters. But a roomful of tough men had watery eyes as they watched the film “You Are My Sunshine,” which recounted the Sunshine Mine disaster of 1972 that claimed 91 lives.
Some of the advantages of dry washing operations are low overhead costs (inexpensive methods and equipment), and the fact that many mining operations can be conducted by one or two individuals.
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