The Many Facets of Iron
March 2013 by Bill RichI’ve been fascinated by iron minerals for many years. So let’s take a look at this very interesting and colorful element.
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.
The decision was made to move the dredge intact, a massive undertaking indeed. The goal was to move it only one mile to the Busby’s Chicken Gold Camp, but what a mile that was to be.
Q: Is there a correlation between fault zones and mineralization of economic metals?
In the summer of 1854, John Selkirk, a discouraged placer miner who was down on his luck and ready to go back to Massachusetts, tied his mule up in a gulch north of what is now downtown Angel's Camp.
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