Working Life of Troy Mine Could Be Extended
March 2007 by Associated PressAn exploration project at the Troy Mine Complex in northwest Montana could extend the projected six or seven year life of the mine by another 5 to 10 years, officials with Revett Minerals say.
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Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
After a long winter, gold flakes swirling around in black sand at the bottom of my pan was a welcome sight.
I hit bedrock at two feet and followed it down as it appeared that I was on the edge of a rib that ran with the river. This was beginning to look very promising and I was seeing some small gold—pieces and flakes—in the header of my sluice box.
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