June 2009 by Tom LeftwichWe found a fairly large boulder nestled in the shoreline close to the campsite within a well-known gold drop zone. I thought that it possibly was laying on bedrock, and could very likely hide some gold. We were going to move it and have a look.
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Ophir—Possibly the Best Kept Secret in Alaska—Part II
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
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Agency Gives Initial Backing to Kensington Mine
A state funding agency has given the initial OK to financing $20 million in debt to move the Kensington gold project near Juneau toward becoming a working mine.
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Placers that are directly associated with lode deposits are sometimes overlooked and may have good potential for those who are willing to search for them.
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