Bullion River's French Gulch Gold Mine
December 2008 by Chris RalphBullion River is working the old Washington and Niagara properties, together with a number of other smaller historic mines in the French Gulch district. The current underground mine operations are producing an average 35 to 40 tons per day of high-grade ore...
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