Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Small-Scale Processing of Hard Rock Ores

Depending on the ore and if significant sulfides are present, a hard rock miner may be able to get away with simply using a flux to digest the other minerals that may be present.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Twenty-Five Gold Indicators You Should Know


I frequently get asked, "What should I look for when I am out prospecting that will tell me there are good amounts of gold present in the ground?"

Ask the Experts


Setting up a gravity dredge

10 Keys to Prospecting Like A Pro


Want to find a lot more gold when you get out there to prospect? Well I’ve put together ten ideas that I think will help you become more successful…

Highbanking for Gold


Pumps can be set up quite a distance away horizontally from the sluice, even hundreds of feet. It will work so long as there is sufficient water at the source where the pump is located. Vertical distance is more of a problem than horizontal distance; 30 to 40 feet is the maximum vertical climb for most pumps.

Northwestern Alaska Mineral Resources


Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.

Successful Detecting Requires Attention to Detail—Part I


So much of gold detecting depends on attention to detail. Every gold area offers its own distinct geological markers and as prospectors we must pick up on those markers.

Silverton's Gold


Within this area, about two million ounces of gold and fifty million ounces of silver have been mined. Faults, dikes, veins and fissures that carry the ore form a concentric radial pattern—like spokes on a wagon wheel—around the caldera core.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Ask The Experts   • Ask The Experts   • Ask The Experts   • Uncovering the Find of a Lifetime   • Suction Dredging Battle Escalates   • Guinea Africa: Gold, Ebola, and a Monkey Barbecue   • Finding Gold in Tailing Piles   • 2014 Index - Annual Tables of Content   • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? - Pt III   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Hundreds Rally in Support of PLP Octoberfest Fundraiser   • Get The Lead Out!

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue