Placer Gold in Idaho
October 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDIdaho is situated in the Rocky Mountains except for the southern third, which encompasses the Snake River Plain and desert mountains to the south. Elevations range up to 12,662 feet at Mt. Borah, with annual precipitation varying from 8 inches in the south to over 60 inches in the central mountains.
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During this trip we found enough gold to make us want to come back, even with the punishment of a very long, tough hike.
• Can I get advice on a hard rock property in Calaveras County, California?
…what I’d like to focus on in this update is the assistance they provided to a suction gold dredger in Idaho being harassed by an environmental group.
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