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Ask The Experts: How would you go about evaluating a silver deposit?


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.

Ask The Experts: What is a Spanish needle?


Some fellow in Texas was selling a Spanish needle—a dousing device used to recover minerals in the old days. Do you know anything about these?

Ask The Experts: Sulfides and fluxes


The concentrate is just the heaviest of the heavy minerals but some sulfides are sneaking in there also with the gold...

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Ask The Experts: What indicator rocks should I be looking for in northern Nevada?


Q: Can you tell us what the indicator rocks are? I’ve looked at the nearby digs and pushes that were made for gold and it looks like we’re digging on some similar material...

Ask The Experts: What to do with scheelite


Q: What can be done with scheelite? Why does the ICMJ never list tungsten in the metals prices?

Ask The Experts: Small-scale drilling


Q: What is available to a small prospector? How does one prospect (drill) into the walls of an old hard rock mine to see what is 10 feet beyond...

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Ask The Experts: How many claims can I file in Arizona?


Q: I plan to be filing as the sole owner of the claim. How many claims can I file for and what would be the size of claim(s)?

Ask The Experts: What should I do with a large amount of old placer concentrates?


Q: I’m working with some folks who have a large amount of old placer concentrates stored on their recently purchased property.

Ask The Experts: Is an XRF gun useful for prospecting and mineral identification?


Q: I’ve thought about renting an XRF gun with gold specific software to use for exploration this spring.

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Ask The Experts: Is this deposit worth working?


Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.

Ask The Experts: Can a long range locator probe detect gold in quartz?


Q: I was wondering how such a device could locate a rich gold vein in quartz, for example, since a metal like gold is non-magnetic.

Ask The Experts: Can you review the differences in dry washers?


Q: What are the advantages or disadvantages of hand crank vs. battery power vs. blower? And your preference?

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Ask The Experts: Will this detector work for me?


Q: I live near the Gold Basin area of Arizona. What detector will go deep and be easier to use for small gold? I need some help.

Ask The Experts: Nickel assays


Q: Our group has found a nickel deposit in the Yuma, Arizona area that is similar to the one that you wrote about...

Ask The Experts: Potential for developing magnesite deposit


Q: What I would like to know is how to confirm if it is magnesite and the quality.

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Ask The Experts: Looking for help on unproven claim


Looking for help on unproven claim

Ask The Experts: Could you expand on your previous blasting article?


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?

Ask The Experts: Equipment to break up heavy clay


Q: I am looking for a “trommel machine” that doesn’t separate anything but clay slurry from rock hard clay.

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Ask The Experts: “Energy” coming from black sand?


Q: I have a question/request regarding some black sand left from my Dad’s prospecting days.

Ask The Experts: Assay problem or recovery problem?


Q: I have tried various leaching techniques from which I cannot get a precipitate.

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