History & Geology
Arizona's Vulture Gold Mine and Lost Dutchman
May 2012 by W. Dan HauselWhen prospectors and treasure hunters talk of gold in Arizona, it is the Lost Dutchman or Vulture mine they usually think of. The Lost Dutchman gold mine is just that—a myth chalked full of holes that has been embellished over time as any good legend should be.
Mining Pegmatite Deposits
With successively lower temperatures as the water mixture cools, new sets of minerals are formed and many of those stable at a higher degree of heat became subject to alteration as the temperature progressively moved lower.
Green Valley Gold District, Payson, Arizona
The History of Mining Claims
Congress decided that if they shared the riches of our lands with the people, we would colonize and expand the states at a much faster pace, thus the birth of public lands and mining claims in America.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
Gold and Silver Deposits of Bodie, California
Bodie, California, in its heyday, was once rumored to be one of the roughest and most lawless towns in the American West.
The Mineral Range Districts of Utah
Most of the commercial mineral deposits are on the south and southwest part of the range between Minersville and Milford, though small amounts of gold and silver have also been found in iron-rich outcrops in the basalt to the south of Milford.
Sixteen to One Gold Mine: Going Underground - Pt II
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
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