Regarding "Good Assays and Bad"
February 2012 by Chris RalphLast month I wrote an article entitled “Good Assays and Bad,” which gathered a few comments.
Digging in the right spots will produce excellent results, like this group of nuggets taken by the author while metal detecting during the last few months. The biggest nugget is over an ounce.
Because quartz and gold may be deposited together across a considerable range of temperatures, not all quartz veins are the same, and there are several different types of gold-quartz deposits.
I figure there are a lot of new people out there who have the same question. I will try to give some answers that hopefully will give you more confidence in finding your own spots.
What are the steps for filing a mining claim?
Explosives used correctly will save you both time and money being one of the best and most productive tools you can use.
His brother’s friend showed him a vial of gold that originated from his family’s mine in Honduras. Within two weeks Ernie had flown to Honduras to get a first-hand tour of the historic mine and the primitive operation underway to recover the gold.
The ideal leaching chemical would leave behind what we don't want or need in the ore and take only the valuable metals.
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