Mining Hall of Fame Seeks Rhymes of the Mines
April 2000 by StaffThe National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Leadville, Colorado, is calling for poems reflective of the mining experience for its Second Annual Miner's Poetry Jamboree.
Most gold-bearing veins in this region are controlled by fractures associated with the Melones Fault, a late Cretaceous structure that is 108 to 127 million years old.
Then I came to a section of recently exposed gravel that looked unworked. Water seeped out all around, making the ground beneath a sea of slick mud.
On Saturday, January 27, 2007, six of us began a trip to Pickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River. It was 7:30 am and we had our engines running to begin the first leg of our two and a half hour trip to get there.
…what adjustment can I make to my dredge that will enhance its gold-catching ability?
We (finally) have the new version of our website up and running, and it seems to be a hit!
The Oatman/San Francisco Mining District’s historic gold production of 2.2 million ounces of gold since the 1880s makes this area Arizona’s greatest primary gold producing district.
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