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Post  slimpickens on Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:35 am

Hi all, I've got a little quartz specimen and I'm getting different answers every time I try to calculate the gold content in it. Err, my maths is crap Embarassed
Weight in air is 1.7grams.
Weight in water is 1.2 grams
Anyone got a calculator?
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Post  rarebreed on Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:57 am

I got 0.46 grams of gold, what were you getting ?

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Post  slimpickens on Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:07 pm

Hi rarebreed, thanks for that, I got .44 ,so my maths is still crap but getting better
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Post  rarebreed on Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:10 pm

looks like you are pretty much on the money there, So your maths cant be to bad Smile
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