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Placer gold mining in Alaska

Placer gold mining in Alaska

cooperative studies on the effect of suction dredge operations on the Fortymile River.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold mines and mining -- Alaska -- Fortymile River Region.,
  • Gold dredging -- Alaska -- Fortymile River Region.,
  • Hydraulic mining -- Alaska -- Fortymile River Region.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCooperative studies on the effect of suction dredge operations on the Fortymile River.
    SeriesUSGS fact sheet -- 155-97., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-97-155.
    ContributionsGough, L. P., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17695808M

    History of Alaskan operations of United States Smelting, Refining and Mining Company by John C Boswell (Book); Ax-I-Dent-Ax by Refining, and Mining Company United States Smelting (); Alaskan gold: the pictorial story of placer mining of permanently frozen gold deposits in interior Alaska at the properties of the United States Smelting Refining & Mining Company, Fairbanks . MINING CLAIMSA mining claim is a parcel of land for which the claimant has asserted a right of possession and the right to develop and extract a discovered, valuable, mineral deposit. This right does not include exclusive surface rights (see Public Law ).There are three basic types of minerals on federally-administered lands: locatable, leasable, and salable.

      There is a creek running through the claims. Claims are located in Cooper Landing, Alaska 70 miles south of Anchorage. $, obo email [email protected] Coldfoot Area - Added 4/11/ + acres placer gold mining claims, 17 miles south of Coldfoot with road access. Comes with drill logs along the Middle . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wimmler, Norman L., Placer-mining methods and costs in Alaska. Washington, Govt. print Off.,

    An Alaska Recreational Gold Prospecting site that contains imformation specific to suction dredging and metal detecting. Offer a series of eleven books which identifies the location of all known placer gold deposits located in Alaska. Information on Alaska dredge permits, book sales, Alaska info. Rich Lampright is an author of 4 prospecting books.   It is one of the last remnants of Livengood Placer’s two-decade-long struggle to develop and operate a gold-dredging operation just north of Livengood. Clark Spence’s book, The Northern Gold Fleet, states that in , a Livengood mining engineer tried to interest the Fairbanks Exploration Company (FE Co.), which was bringing dredges to.


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