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how can a complete novice find ore?

I live near Sydney, Australia and I really like the idea of sourcing my own ore from the wilderness. I want to give my kids a really hands on education into how primitive industries actually kicked ...
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Mineral/rock identification [closed]

I found this rock in the Himalayan region in India. It was on the roadside of a hill that we were trekking. It has a silver lustre. It has a hardness of 5.5(I can scratch it with a knife blade).it has ...
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What is cluster situation with respect to sand mining?

Guideline on handling cluster issues : The original Environmental Impact Assessment ( EIA ) notification does not provide for the procedure to handle cluster situation, which has been proposed in ...
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Is this a gold ore? I found it in a California creek next to a mountainside

I found this rock while hiking in a creek. It has some bits of white quartz, sheen and some brownish coloring. Does anyone know what it could be? Is there any possibility that it might be gold ore? ...
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What type of ore is this? [on hold]

I have found this metal somewhere in a semi-desert area in Ethiopia. The place has no mountains and has no human contact yet. It is magnetic and has some rust on the top which can be removed using ...
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Where on Earth is the highest none polar magnetic fields?

Is there anywhere that magnetic ore deposits are strong enough to have a magnetic field that would be stronger then Earths' magnetic poles by proximity? I'm not asking Where on Earth is the ...
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Can someone help me to identify this rock/mineral? [on hold]

This is a small piece of a bigger chunk (about 9kgs). Someone told me it might be meteorite since its heavy for its size and has shiny particles. Others told me it might me an iron ore (magnetite). ...
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What ore is this? I have no idea [closed]

We found this rock from a box with random stuffs.
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Is this platinum ore?

Was found in central Mexico. It's very metallic, shiny, showing some streaks of gold and quartz.