Mojave Desert Gold
November 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Mojave Desert is located in southeastern California, southern Nevada, western Arizona, and northern Sonora. Geologically, its western boundary is marked by the San Andreas and Garlock faults, but elsewhere, the boundaries are...
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
• Caught on camera...
• Taxpayers can’t go “cold turkey”
• Hurricane FEMA wipes out 1,800 homes
The Dale Mining district is located in the Pinto Mountains, 18 to 25 miles east and southeast of Twentynine Palms, by way of the Twentynine Palms highway and the unpaved Gold Crown road.
Nevada gold mines produced only about 6 percent more gold in 2010 than they did the year before, but the value of that gold was up a whopping 33 percent.
Excerpted from the U.S. Geological Survey's 1998 Annual Review by Earle B. Amey, Gold Commodity Specialist.
Three times we went back and finally found a clue. There was an old air shaft not far from the trail!
...it's very refreshing to hear that some of our youth will learn of the value of mining without all the environmental spin.
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