The Yukon-Klondike Goldfields—Part I
September 2006 by Ron WendtThere has been more written on the Klondike Gold Rush than any rush in the history of the world. Some highlights have been written below, a mere grain of sand of information to glean. The price of gold during the 1890s averaged $20.67 per ounce.
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I couldn’t wait to get started. With no field budget, an assay budget of $100/year, a 1975-Ford Bronco that was a road hazard, a gas card, a topo map and full support of the director, I headed to the State Line district near Tie Siding along US Highway 287 to begin mapping kimberlite.
The good news about boulders is they can trap heavy minerals. The bad news is moving them out of the way can be a real struggle.
He made some casual conversation until he got around to what really brought him into my camper.
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