The Spanish Silver of Mowry
August 2001 by Frank Lorey IIIThe Arizona mine and town that eventually became known as Mowry actually started with the discovery of a rich ledge of silver by either Spanish Jesuit priests or Spanish soldiers around 1736.
When the thirteen original colonies were laid out in what is now part of the United States, they used the English system of metes and bounds.
Gold mining adventures can begin in the most unusual fashion. This one started when the high water receding in May of 1999 disclosed that a tragedy had occurred somewhere upstream of Slaughterhouse Gulch on the north fork of the...
The ideal leaching chemical would leave behind what we don't want or need in the ore and take only the valuable metals.
When you approach a location, even if you've been there before, you should consider all the factors and conditions present at the site. This includes both natural and man-made factors.
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