"The Gold Assay Process: Magic or Chemistry?"
Sat., Nov. 30, 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. 2013
regular admission applies
a hands-on class for all ages on how ore is processed to extract gold. Participants will crush and classify ore as they learn the basics of gold ore assaying, or determining the value of gold in the rock. This fast-moving, interactive assay demonstration will overview the math, mechanics, and chemistry of this exciting process; in addition this event has become a detailed educational program with the support of experts from the Gold Prospectors of Colorado and Pilot Mining.