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The South Pass Gold Placers, Western Wyoming

In 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.

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El Paso Mountains Mining History


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