A Rich Gold Strike at Scossa
January 2002 by Robert P. EzzoThe old mining camp of Scossa, in Pershing County, Nevada, was located 6 miles from the nearby ghost camp of Rosebud and approximately 20 miles northeast of the once famous mining town of Seven Troughs. Fifty- two-year-old Charlie Scossa was already a seasoned prospector from California when he went in search of another rich strike in the high deserts of northwestern Nevada in 1930.
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As we approached the river the view was outstanding and the sight was encouraging. A ravine coming down on the right side had been worked heavily, with rock piled back on each side. That surely meant there was gold somewhere close.
…my intent is to distribute this information in layman’s language so that even the “backyard/shade tree/mom & pop” fire assayers can benefit.
It is better in a gem and mineral mining operation that the driller, blaster and mucker be the same person in order to be able to predict placement of the desired mineral enriched pockets.
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The year was 1956. The place was a silver mine in Silverado Canyon, California. To familiarize you with the area, Silverado Canyon is located in Southern California near El Toro Marine Base, which is located near Majeska Peak.
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