Massive Sulfide Deposits in Oregon
October 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThis article deals with massive sulfide deposits in the Klamath Mountains of southwestern Oregon, but it applies to massive sulfides found in California as well.
The placer deposits of Utah occur in two distinct types of environments. These are 1) placers found adjacent to, and derived from, gold, silver and base-metal deposits; and 2) placers found in major rivers and derived from unknown, distant sources.
Some ask if a prospector can collect an entire ounce in a day. It is possible; I’ve done it before.
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This stringer was where it was not supposed to be, and it contained nuggets that were not supposed to be there.
Portable, hand-operated, bellows drywashers have been used for over a hundred years to recover gold in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico, California and Nevada. Drywashers were considered a last resort over...
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