Alaska Mining Industry Sees 5% Growth in 1999
April 2000 by Associated PressFor the fourth straight year, the state's mining industry broke the billion-dollar mark in revenue, according to a state report.
The Maggie Creek Mining District, of which the Gold Quarry Mine is a part, was first explored in the 1870s. The transcontinental railroad had recently been built through the area. Carlin, a rail stop about 7 miles south of the district...
I have been prospecting and mining for gold, both as a hobby and as an occupation, for nearly 30 years. From the deep green forests to the rolling sagebrush hills, few people see as much of America’s wide-open spaces as I do.
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Not everyone would admit to digging through old outhouse pits, but George Piasecki says it's all part of the game for a bottle collector.
Fascinated by the sapphires—and the gold that occured with them—he was soon buying parcels of property and setting up his own commercial-scale gravel processing plants.
I metal detected a number of years before I saw my first nugget peeking out from the dirt before I had scraped or dug for it. This one was in the steep sidewall of a narrow, but deep drywash.
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