The Strange History of the Utica Mine
January 2016 by StaffIn 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.
The most obvious benches are usually near the valley floor, but they can be thousands of feet above the valley floor. Since benches were made by streams, they can contain placer deposits.
When prospecting for lithium, after confirming for macro attributes through research and field work, including examination of surface geology, the main tool is an accurate lithium assay.
The Reno Masonic Lodge was built along the railroad tracks back when Ulysses S. Grant was president and shortly after the Comstock Lode of gold and silver was struck in Virginia City.
I’ve been fascinated by iron minerals for many years. So let’s take a look at this very interesting and colorful element.
There is reason to believe these stream valleys are still rich with gold, silver and copper.
Gold in clastic black shale
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