Ash Fork Calm After Explosives Theft
February 2000 by Associated PressThe tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
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The red dot on the diagram points out where the gravels there were also carrying, but not as much color. The gold was sparse below the point indicated.
The Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources has released the Directory of Active Mines in Arizona, 2001-2002.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
As I started walking down to the river one chilly morning, the mist was hanging over the calm portions of the water like a white cotton blanket. This scene got me to thinking about why the river was like that—the deep pools, boulder fields, gravel bars, the effects of how much water was moving at any given time along the watercourse—and most of all the relationship all these things have on where I will be able to find gold.
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