Environmentalists Target Pebble Mine
February 2007 by Scott HarnEnvironmentalists are attempting to turn the jewelry industry against Alaska’s Pebble Mine before the project even gets fully under way.
This was no ordinary nugget. It had not traveled very far from its nearby source, and that did mean a lot, as we were searching for the source of several such nuggets found during a gold rush that occurred in 1859.
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The Carissa is part of a patented group of claims (private property) near South Pass City in the southern Wind River Mountains of western Wyoming. The mine lies a short distance southeast of State Highway 28 which runs north to Lander and provides excellent access to the area.
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
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