September 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDRich placer gold deposits were found in the Klondike district of Yukon in 1896, and a wild gold rush ensued. The district is east and southeast of Dawson (pop. 1,300), mostly along Bonanza and Hunker Creeks, and their tributaries.
The total after a great day added with the previous days put them up to 9.07 pennyweight—just under a one-half ounce of beautiful California gold.
Production of the Lithium will be completed in a 48-hour process with much less waste and a substantial increase of recovery rates from around 40% with conventional evaporation to near 90%.
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During the past month, two of our favorite sources of fundamental information for the precious metals markets have issued their summary reports looking ahead to the coming year.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The Bawl Mill • State Rivers Closed to Prospecting in Washington • A Guide to Overlooked Gold Deposits—Part I • The Montezuma Quadrangle, Summit County, Colorado • Looking for Gold in British Columbia • The Reynolds (Star) Gold Mine • Picks & Pans: Sniping for Low Stream Gold • Company Notes • Why Do We Do The Things We Do? • Gallium and Germanium in Utah • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices