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Alan J. Chenworth

Alan J. Chenworth

Alan Chenworth lives in northern Utah, where he works as a geologist in the mining industry. An avid prospector, he has traveled all over the West (and several trips to Alaska) searching for placer gold. In addition to writing articles he also dabbles with Cowboy Poetry and has written a book on Utah placers entitled A Guide to Gold Panning in Utah.
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Mining In The El Paso Range of Southern California

A Day On The Yuba River

How To File A Mining Claim

The Mineral Range Districts of Utah

California Sniping

Las Médulas—The Gem of the Roman Gold Mines

Volume is the Key to Success

A Return to Silver City, Idaho

The Silver Islet Mountains of Utah

The Bingham Canyon Copper Mine

The Rocky Bar Mining District, Idaho

Sluicing at Rocky Bar, Idaho

The Notch Peak Intrusive

Utah's Crescent Creek Placers

Silver City Prospecting Adventures


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