Using Geologic Maps
December 2015 by Chris RalphIn order to see what geologic maps can do, we need to think about what we are looking for.
Explosives used correctly will save you both time and money being one of the best and most productive tools you can use.
I had never run an impact mill before, but anything involving rocks, water and a big electric motor sounded great.
Micro blasting can be used to take down hanging rock, separate minerals from overburden, and collect gemstones and other high-value product with minimal damage.
Looking at the exceptions to the basic rules is sort of an advanced prospecting discussion, but the readers of ICMJs Prospecting and Mining Journal are plenty able to handle it.
The very first thing to find out...is if the detector has the ability to be ground balanced.
Improper sampling techniques lead to more avoidable heartache than almost anything else in micro mining.
The first step in my recovery process after milling the ore to the desired size is to table it. On this particular ore, I get good results milling it to minus 100 mesh.
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