Jadeite in California
April 2015 by Bill Rich
...two jadeite locations in California have been thoroughly researched by geologists. There are no doubt others that lie in wait.
Sulfides and oxides—what's the difference between the two?
Q: Is there a correlation between fault zones and mineralization of economic metals?
We descended hunched over, down a long, steep, wooden staircase to the 1,000-level.
The hair stood up on the back of my neck when I saw this, especially the nice patches of wash in the bottoms of the gullies, a sure sign of an auriferous source being nearby.
Trinity County is located in the far northwest corner of California and stirs up many different memories for those who have been there.
The Candelaria area is of interest to prospectors not just for silver, gold and other metals, but also for the beautiful gemstones found there.
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