March 2002 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The mining and logging community of Red Lake, Ontario, population 5,000, is about 450 miles, as the crow flies, north of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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The principal gold belt in Vermont extends south from the Canadian border along the east side of the Green Mountains, as far south as the Massachusetts line. The entire region was glaciated during the Great Ice Age and the glaciers contained streaks of finely-divided gold, so some of the gold found in Vermont originated in what is now Canada.
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Q: I’ve been using a computer program that lists both active and closed mining claims. Can you tell me the definition of a closed claim and why they would be shown?
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