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.
• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Canyon Resources Corp.
The state of Washington is not especially known for placer gold, yet significant amounts have been recovered in a few districts. These deposits are usually downstream from lode mining areas, some of which are in British Columbia.
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