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QUESTION: Dear Sir, I have huge leased out deposit for copper ore.From this area i tested a sample through reputed lab for gold and silver.The gold was 5 ppm and silver 90 ppm.A friend told me that the ratio will improve as you go deeper.Please tell me, is this ratio of gold and silver a commercially viable. How can i find a buyer for this ore? Please do help me. Warm Regards

ANSWER: Yes, there are great chances for getting enriched ore as you go deeper.For its marketing please check the government rules as in India, we can't do so, natural resources are Govt. property.
Regards,
RP SHARMA

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QUESTION: Dear Mr.RP sharma, Thanks for your kind reply.Please also tell me that is it commercially viable with present ratio of gold and silver.
Regards.

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Janbhai,
Salaam!
Yes, it is a very good deposit and when one starts enriching activity, this ratio will improve remarkably.In processing of 100 ton ore , you are getting 5kg gold and 90 kg silver.What else you are looking for?I donot know details of extraction process as in our country such natural resources are taken care by our government not private sector industries.
If your laws permits, go ahead.
Sabakher,
RP SHARMA

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Questions that i can answer:- 1-sand casting of cast iron,S.G. iron,steel and aluminium alloys 2-Gravity die casting of aluminium 3-Low pressure die casting of aluminium 4-High pressure die casting of aluminium 5-Failure analysis of ferrous and non-ferrous castings Questions that i can`t answer:- 1-testing of iron and steel 2-Problem related to welding 3-Problems related to corrosion 4-Amorphous metals,rubbers,nylon,plastics and plastic moulding

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1-Sand casting and ferrous and non-ferrous alloys 2-Gravity die casting,low pressure die casting,high pressure die casting of aluminium alloys.With a specialisation in auto-mobile components castings. 3-Alloy steel making on arc furnace,AOD,VOD,Con-cast root of alloy steel making. I have been working as Foundry man since last 27 years.

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Hindustan motors Ltd.

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I am a Metallurgical Engineer graduated from National institute of Technology,warangal(India) in 1984 and in 1991 i completed my masters degree in business administration(M.B.A.) from Institute of Management Technology,Ghaziabad(India).

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