Ask The Experts
Q: With safety as a given, what can the average miner, or Joe-blow greenhorn do to identify and extract some metals or minerals with off-the-shelf products or natural ingredients?
What is claim relocation?
Q: How do I improve my small-scale mining operation’s gold production?
• Any suggestions about gold panning in Oregon?
• How small should I crush my hard rock ore?
• Are these gold amounts large enough to interest a mining company?
• Can I find enough gold to make a living with only hand tools?
• Reason for adits rather than shafts?
Can a metal detector be used to find limonitic gossan material?
Estimating the gold content of ores with gold, quartz and other minerals?
Designing my own dredge...
How do I extract my gold from this ore?
Is there a reasonable and cost effective way to separate out the values?
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