Getting The Most Value From Your Gold-Quartz Specimens
June 2010 by Chris RalphJust simply crushing up all your specimens for their gold content may be a serious waste of potential cash.
There still remains some material in place along the lode that could be mined at high gold and silver prices.
The Gold Hill (Clifton) mining district is located 162 miles, by road, west of Salt Lake City. All but the last 12 miles of road is paved. The settlement of Gold Hill (pop. 10) lies at an elevation of 5,321 feet in desert mountains, the highest of which, Dutch Mountain, is 7,800 feet above sea level. Ponderosa pine grows at the highest elevations, with a zone of pinyons and junipers below that.
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It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
Governor Frank Murkowski’s blueprint for a prosperous Alaska has a solid foundation of resource, energy and economic development and “doing it right the first time.” Hiring Alaskans is our number one priority because every good job also means good schools and communities for Alaska families.
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