Placer Gold Near Fairbanks, Alaska
February 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Fairbanks Mining District, the most productive gold district in Alaska, lies between the Tanana and Chatanika Rivers, 7 to 25 miles from Fairbanks (Pop. 35,000), in east-central Alaska. Most parts of the district are accessible by road, a rarity in Alaska.
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
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Marketing other minerals recovered while gold mining
On May 29, 2007, the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) filed their Opening Brief in the Oregon Court of Appeals against the Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
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