Whitehall Mine Foregoing Closure
July 2008 by Associated PressStrong gold prices are making it profitable to keep the Golden Sunlight Mine here open through 2015, company officials said.
The concentrate is just the heaviest of the heavy minerals but some sulfides are sneaking in there also with the gold...
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...we finally got back to this exploration effort. The old works there were up above the old camp, which was very significant in size.
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In June 1997, a story I wrote was printed in the Journal titled, “His Name Was John.” Occasionally Grandfather John jotted down notes about his life in America and in the mines. He planned to give these mementos to his sons. The only time he wrote home was to let his wife know when he was booking a trip back to Italy. He sent whatever money he could from his pay in the Argonaut and Kennedy mines in Jackson, California. Mailing letters was expensive, as was everything else.
The primary source of many dryplacers is from the weathering of small to large hardrock sulphide ledges to yield free-gold, soluble salts and iron oxides. Placer gold, both large and small nuggets, can be found from the top inch down...
"Original Sixteen to One Mine, Inc., has emerged from a deep dark abyss created by an agency's bias interpretation of the law. We have made it known that those who make, pass and/or reject the law have generated travesties against our hard working underground gold miners."
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