The Best Copper Town Anywhere
September 2005 by Associated PressIn the high desert hills more than 60 miles west of Prescott, Bagdad’s residents chat about the Wednesday golf league, the girls softball team and the new cafeteria over at the school.
I suspect detailed geological mapping and prospecting would lead to discovery of one or more overlooked gold deposits in the district even though it has been heavily prospected in the past.
Q: Are there any mills that handle VMS ore?
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Waiting to go underground in the Belmont Mine in Butte, Montana, I hoped that I didn’t look like a green college kid. I enjoyed watching the ropes run through the sheaves at the top of the head frame as the shaft crew was busy changing over...
Dust and dry washing
I was able to remove the gravels with the assistance of a crowbar and I scooped them up with a garden trowel. This gravel contained over a pennyweight of gold and there were several 2-grain and 3-grain pieces…
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