Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake
August 1999 by Sharon A. MurrayRoosevelt was a product of the Thunder Mountain boom, Idaho's last major gold rush.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
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The Klamath Mountain province includes a number of separate mountain ranges, such as the Bully Choop, Marble, Salmon, Siskiyou, Trinity Alps, and Yolla Bolly, among others. They are collectively referred to as the “Klamath Mountains” in this article.
One of the greatest and richest underground placer mines of California was the Hidden Treasure Mine of Placer County.
Ask The Experts—Is it possible for a mountain range to have good lode gold deposits and yet the area streams not carrying like deposits of gold?
Q: Is it possible for a mountain range to have good lode gold deposits and yet the area streams not carrying like deposits of gold? Or do the two go hand-in-hand?
Putting it all together, we have indications that the petroleum price increases could continue and we believe that if that is the case, the impact on precious metals would be positive.
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