Gold at Dale, California
May 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Dale Mining district is located in the Pinto Mountains, 18 to 25 miles east and southeast of Twentynine Palms, by way of the Twentynine Palms highway and the unpaved Gold Crown road.
A proposed 100-mile road will open up and revitalize the historic Yentna Mining District in Alaska, opening up new areas and opportunities for all in the area.
I have found gold more than 200 feet above the river. It was not unusual for nuggets of an ounce or more to be found in these deposits, but fine gold and flakes are much more common.
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If anyone needed convincing that high metals prices have brought mining back into the public’s consciousness, two conventions held in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January 2006 should have ended any doubt.
A group that hunted for gold for years on Victorio Peak on this restricted southern New Mexico test range has taken its legal battle against the Army to a website.
The process of recognizing ores all starts with being able to recognize some basic minerals and knowing what hard rock ore looks like in the districts where you prospect.
On our fourth trip, we finally reached the top edge of the old hydraulic pit, and it was monstrous.
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