Gold in Arkansas
January 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDArkansas has an area of over 53,000 square miles, with a population of over 2.3 million. Natural vegetation consists of hardwood forests where not cleared for agriculture or urbanization.
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Our destination was some old hydraulic workings where the old miners had washed literally mountains of material away to expose gold in ancient river channels.
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Work has begun on several buildings at the site of a proposed copper and silver mine that if approved would tunnel beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.
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