Picks & Pans: Eureka! We Struck It Again
April 2002 by Don RobinsonAbout a half-hour after everything got underway, James came back to Harley, whispering, “Harley, you’re not going to believe this, but I just detected a vein with gold, lots of gold...I mean lots of gold. You’ve got to come and see this.”
Ask The Experts - Is a detector any good at discriminating pyrite or chalcopyrite in ferrous-reject mode?
I know big mining companies use cyanide and other leach systems to recover gold from ore. Is this the only economically feasible way to recover the values?
By the numbers, election edition
When working fine gold placers with a drywasher, there are some natural variables that can be beneficial as well as others that can be a hindrance to achieving good recovery.
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