Cripple Creek, Colorado
April 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe historic mining town of Cripple Creek (population 600) is 43 miles, by paved highway, west of Colorado Springs, almost two miles high in the Colorado Rockies.
And we eventually reached gold. It was a winding crevice of beautiful white quartz lined with small nuggets and loaded with fine gold. There were flakes and small granular pieces—there had to be a hundred or more.
Within your local area there is a store where you can find all sorts of handy tools for your gold mining enterprises, and at bargain basement prices.
• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Canyon Resources Corp.
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