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Gold in gravel mining operations

Nov 12, 2021 If, for instance, an operation processing 20 cubic yards of placer gravel per day produces one ounce of gold, and different methods or equipment could produce one ounce of gold per day while processing 15 cubic yards of gravel, then it becomes obvious that the second option would produce the larger long-term profit, while cutting losses by 25

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