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February 2011 by Staff
John Kyrk was a prospector who appeared in Batopilas about 1863. Little is known about him, but he had the foresight to pick a mine just 59 yards north of the San Miguel property, and dug a tunnel that ran parallel with the San Miguel in the same mountain, cutting the same veins.
Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.
My right rib cage took the brunt of the blow from the fall, which left me feeling partially paralyzed and in immense pain.
Normally, one does not look at volcanic islands in a search for gold. However, rich gold deposits have been found in or near volcanoes at Lihir and Misima Islands near New Guinea, so one cannot dismiss gold opportunities on volcanic islands. All of Iceland is of volcanic origin, with acidic volcanic rocks like rhyolite and granophyre being present at a few localities.
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