The Assay of High Iron Gold Ores
November 2000 by Bill BeckmanBy employing this technique, one can use a larger sample size without having to resort to large crucibles and massive amounts of flux.
Any ore grading 32% silver would contain more than 9,000 ounces of silver per ton and be valued at something in the range of $150,000 per ton. Even a few tons of this type of material would be well worth shipping off to a smelter for treatment.
Washington State gold miners received good news when they were recently informed that State officials have granted them authority to resume limited placer gold beach mining...
If the costs of financing the national debt increase in a manner described in this study, that should, in our opinion, be regarded as a long-term plus for the precious metals.
“Our member followed the PLP dredge card to the ‘T’. PLP called his senior officer about the incident and the call was never returned, nor was the dredger cited.”
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Q: Could you write more about the last two methods that you mentioned—the expanding chemical mixtures and the micro blasters, how and when to use them, and when not to use them?
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