The Circle Goldfields
February 2006 by Ron WendtThe Circle Goldfields are located about 120 miles east of Fairbanks in Interior Alaska and they occupy about 200 square miles. The Crazy Mountains boast the highest point in the district at 3,690 feet above sea level.
• By the numbers...
• Railway plan is a bit off track
More than you’d think. For the past several years, we’ve attended countless trade shows across the country, handed out sample copies of ICMJ, and expanded our readership considerably by signing up new subscribers.
The Directory of Active Mines in Arizona-1999, just released by the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources, reflects the strength and diversity of the Arizona mining industry.
It has been said by many, “One of Alaska’s most beautiful places in the world is in the Brooks Range.” You'll get no argument from me.
The following are situations that the modern prospector would do well to research. Some specific areas are described, but more importantly they present background into what the author feels are worthwhile and generally overlooked situations...
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Bob “Neverquit” Abendschein’s article on his “Special Rock” in the December 2006 issue was short and to the point. As Neverquit and I are old friends, I sent him e mail:
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