The Basics of Froth Flotation
June 2015 by Chris RalphI thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at the basics of this important mineral separation technique and how a miner can use it to recover the values out of an ore.
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
Once I started dredging with heated water pumped into my wetsuit, I never went back to not having heat except late in the summer when the water is very warm.
With a little homework and a methodical approach to sampling, a prospector can determine if a deposit is worthy of more of an investment...
Located 23 miles south of Libby, the land surrounding the Libby Creek area has been of interest to prospectors since the early 1860s, when it was home to up to 600 miners working at a camp known as Libbysville.
Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
They tend to be big, coming in large to extremely large sizes. They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high-grade ore.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
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