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placer mining in alder gulch montana

TheMontanaDepartment Of Environmental Quality, reports. “The Cedar CreekMiningDistrict, known primarily for itsplacerdeposits, encompasses Cedar, Quartz, and Trout Creeks, rising near the crest of the northward extension of the Bitterroot Mountain range.The creeks flow northeastward to enter the Clark Fork River above Superior (Sahinen 1935)

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  • virginia city montana western mining history

    virginia city montana western mining history

    Placer MiningHistory of theAlder GulchDistricts. The following text from theMontanaDEQ's historical documents detail the early placer districts around Virginia City. The area around the initial strike was organized as the Fairweather placer district on June 6, 1863, the same day Fairweather's group, and the mob of following miners, arrived back in thegulch.Other meetings followed which adoptedmininglaws, set up aminer'scourt, elected officials and created othermining…

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  • river of gold virginia city, montana

    river of gold virginia city, montana

    In 1897, The ConreyPlacer MiningCo. began using the newplacer miningtechnology ofdredging.Four hugedredgeswere eventually built and the installation of high voltage power lines, brought in to power thedredges,made electrical history inAlder Gulch. Dredgingcontinued into the 1930;s

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  • the strike in alder gulch (montana gold claims)

    the strike in alder gulch (montana gold claims)

    By 1875,miningactivity in theAlder Gulchhad greatly diminished, as had the area's population. Most of theGulchcamps had been abandoned and Virginia City's population was less than 800 people; approximately 40% of whom were Chinese who had been diligently working abandoned claims …

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  • zortman, mt gold mining, mines, mine owners and mine

    zortman, mt gold mining, mines, mine owners and mine

    MineOwner Land Status Work Type Minerals; Alabama: Unknown: Gold:Alder Gulch: Unknown: Gold:Alder Mine:PlacerAmex, Inc: Unknown: Gold: Antone Peak: Unknown: Gold

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  • montana gold placer mine for sale usa

    montana gold placer mine for sale usa

    AlaskaPlacer Gold Mine– Active and Ready to GoGold,Turnkey, Partial Trade, Equipment, Permits, Camp, Active & Ready to Go The area is rich ingold mininghistory, beginning in 1910

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  • where to find gold in montana. panning and prospecting

    where to find gold in montana. panning and prospecting

    The town of Bannack (west of present day Dillon, Montana) was built and soon thousands of miners were scouring the creeks and hillsides for the yellow metal. By the spring of the next year, huge gold deposits were found in Alder Gulch at Virginia City. Modern day prospectors will be right at home in Montana

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  • the history of virginia city and nevada city

    the history of virginia city and nevada city

    Lode miningin the upper section ofAlder Gulchbegan at the community known as Summit. A number of mills concentrated ore from theseminesin the 1860s and 1870s.Lode miningwas never as productive asplacer miningbut it was somewhat revitalized in the years following 1881, due to the arrival of a railroad toMontana;the introduction of improvedmillingprocesses; and an increased demand for silver

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  • montanagold claims

    montanagold claims

    The Big Flat Project comprises multiple unpatented mining claims (1200 acres) located in Mineral County, Montana. The contiguious block of claims collectively encompass the potential lode sources for the placer workings. The property is located within a historically productive gold district

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  • the strike in alder gulch(montana gold claims)

    the strike in alder gulch(montana gold claims)

    In 1937, there were reported to be 16 commercial quartzminingoperationsin Alder Gulch, and their total production of gold was valued at $150,000. With America's entry into World War II, goldminingwas declared by the government to be a "non-essential" activity and all operations were closed

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  • montanadeq >land > abandonedmines > linkdocs > 4tech

    montanadeq >land > abandonedmines > linkdocs > 4tech

    New strikes atAlder Gulchin 1863 and Last ChanceGulchin 1864 drained off a large part of Bannack's population. Miners were having problems getting enough water to work theplacerdeposits while others felt the mainplacerbars had been worked out -- although it has been estimated that by this point only about seven percent of the area's

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  • montanagold the gold hunter

    montanagold the gold hunter

    The principalplacerdistricts are in the southwestern part of the State. The most productiveplacerdeposit wasAlder Gulchnear Virginia City in Madison County. Other important localities are on the Missouri River in the Helenaminingdistrict. The famous Last ChanceGulchis …

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  • goldmininghistory ofconfederate gulch,montana

    goldmininghistory ofconfederate gulch,montana

    This later became known as theConfederate Gulch. The RichestMiningGround inMontanaLocated on the east of the Missouri River between Townsend and Helena,Confederate Gulchis about 90 miles northeast of theAlder Gulch, another richminingarea inMontana. Thisgulchcontained some of the wealthiestplacergold inMontana

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  • zortman, mt gold mining, mines,mineowners andmine

    zortman, mt gold mining, mines,mineowners andmine

    MineOwner Land Status Work Type Minerals; Alabama: Unknown: Gold:Alder Gulch: Unknown: Gold:Alder Mine:PlacerAmex, Inc: Unknown: Gold: Antone Peak: Unknown: Gold

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  • placer mining in alder gulch montana henanmining

    placer mining in alder gulch montana henanmining

    Alder GulchWikipedia .Placer mining in Alder Gulch1872Alder Gulchalternatively calledAlderCreek is a place in the Ruby River valley in the US state ofMontanawhere gold was discovered on May 26 1863 by William Fairweather and a group of men including Barney Hughes Thomas Cover Henry Rodgers Henry Edgar and Bill Sweeney who were returning to the gold fields of Grasshopper Creek Bannack

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  • montanadeq >land > abandonedmines > linkdocs > 98tech

    montanadeq >land > abandonedmines > linkdocs > 98tech

    The first major gold strike inMontanaoccurred in GrasshopperGulchin 1862. When news of this strike became known, prospectors were drawn to the region and additional strikes were made the next yearin Alder Gulch. In 1864, a small group of men headed north fromAlder Gulch…

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  • goldminehistoric virginia mt pinkhamplacer20 acre gold

    goldminehistoric virginia mt pinkhamplacer20 acre gold

    Other meetings followed which adoptedmininglaws, set up a miner's court, elected officials and created otherminingdistricts. By the end of 1864 all ofAlder Gulchwas staked withplacer miningclaims and divided intoplacer miningdistricts

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  • goldminehistoric virginia mt black rockplacer20 acre

    goldminehistoric virginia mt black rockplacer20 acre

    The Historic Black RockPlacer MiningClaim, for sale exclusively through Gold And Mineral Mines ofMontanaLLC, is a 20 Acre UnpatentedPlacer MiningClaim. MMC #237963. Brown'sGulchcontains one of the creeks in the district that was mined by hand in the late 1800's

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  • the discovery of gold at alder gulch montanapioneer

    the discovery of gold at alder gulch montanapioneer

    Within a few weeks, the banks ofAlder Gulchwere teeming with hundreds of hopeful prospectors, and nine newminingcamps had begun to take shape with such names as Virginia City, Nevada City, and Adobetown. Just as quickly, the men who had made the original discovery began to drift apart and away from the El Dorado they had stumbled upon

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  • alder gulch virginia city, mt southwestmontana

    alder gulch virginia city, mt southwestmontana

    They named thegulchafter thealdertrees lining thegulch.Alderwas one of the great gold producers of all time. The site of the largestplacergold strike in world history. It produced $10,000,000.00 during the first year. ... The site gave birth to two ofMontana's most famous towns: Virginia City and Nevada City

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