The Red Point Mine
March 2009 by Don RobinsonThis article is about the Red Point Mine, which was a buried intervolcanic channel and a very rich one.
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We chose this particular area because an old channel had run here at one point and had been heavily worked on top of a mountain hilltop. Erosion patterns cut deeply on each side, leaving the channel exposed. The erosion cut sharply, dropping into ravines far below.
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