The South Pass Gold Placers, Western Wyoming
April 2001 by W. Dan HauselIn the 1980s, I spent 5 summers living in a tent in order to map the 450 mi2 South Pass granite-greenstone belt and many of its historic mines. While mapping, I was quite impressed by the general lack of development of lode gold deposits.
The widespread gold and base metal mineralization supports that many significant lode deposits remain to be discovered.
I recently attended two out of three days of the California Mining Association’s Annual Conference in Monterey, California, and found it well worth my time.
Re: "Synclinal Oil"
Any good books on mineralized faults and contacts?
When I got back to my patch, every signal was a nugget, and I was burning up with the gold fever.
- It’s time to trim the fat…
- Springfield dog owners better watch their step…
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