Placer Gold in Washington
February 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe state of Washington is not especially known for placer gold, yet significant amounts have been recovered in a few districts. These deposits are usually downstream from lode mining areas, some of which are in British Columbia.
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• Suprise, surprise...
• A moving experience...
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A few years ago I had a tremendous opportunity to visit Australia and hunt for gold there. The geology of the gold deposits there was somewhat different from what I was used to here in the US. I learned a lot about greenstone belt gold deposits while prospecting them in person, and it was an amazing trip.
Day three was a copy of day two. I started real low in the long wash to see if I could prove how far down the gold had made it.
The hard-learned lessons, humor, tragedies and issues of work in mining have long been the subject of poetry, stories, songs and visual art by mineworkers and their families.
…as an academic argument, when mated to the appropriate engine, is the pump really moving water at the rate of 400 GPM?
...El Tigre Silver Corp, is taking a somewhat different path toward developing their El Tigre property located in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.
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