Search Called Off for Missing Treasure Hunters
September 2010 by Associated PressTreasure hunters have been looking for the Lost Dutchman mine for more than a century.
The early day miners feared it, and it happened a lot more often than they would have liked: the easily worked rich surface ores they discovered gave way as they mined downward to a vein full of sulfides, base metals and other nasty, rebellious and...
Because the old timers were so good at locating the better paying deposits—most of them along clay seams in this particular area—it makes good sense to try and locate these clay lines at old mining sites.
Cominco American Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Cominco Ltd., is seeking regulatory approval to reopen the mine in early 2002.
Quartz float rock is always intriguing. Where is the vein it came from if it’s still in existence, and is it carrying some gold? Because of the possibility of the quartz carrying some color, we are always looking, checking, detecting, crushing, assaying...
Anyone prospecting Northern Arizona has likely heard of the famed Lynx Creek placers, found along one of the richest creeks in the state.
…some miners are doing exceptionally well… with a few obtaining amounts estimated in the millions of dollars.
Dust and dry washing
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