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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.
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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