gold mines of los angeles county


Gold Mines of Los Angeles County

Gold Mines of Los Angeles County. It is with deep sadness and regret that we wish to inform you our beloved husband, loving father, fearless explorer and fine friend Hugh Blanchard passed away on Sunday, November 23rd 2008 after an accidental fall while hiking in the Castaic Mine area.He did not suffer that we know of and he never regained consciousness.

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Mining In Los Angeles County, California | The Diggings™

Quick Facts. 3,335 records of mining claims on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management. 115 active mining claims. 3,220 closed mining claims. 326 USGS records of mines in Los Angeles County, California. Gold, Silver, Titanium, Copper, and Silica mines located in Los Angeles County, California. See All.

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Gold Mines of San Bernardino County, California ...

At the Alvard Mine, 100 miles northeast of San Bernardino, gold is found in a quarry of hard quartz agate. Calico mining district, forming the northern boundary of Silver valley, is the richest silver camp now in operation in the county. The approximate estimate of silver bullion shipped during the first two years of work here was $2,500,000.

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» California's First Gold Rush

Mines such as the Governor, the Don, and the Red Rover boomed and busted for almost a century until they went dormant in the early 1950's. When the Governor mine shut down in 1942, it had produced more than $1.5 million–making it the best-paying mine in Los Angeles County.

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Lost Mines of Southern California: Calico Mines

County: San Bernardino Primary Minerals: Silver and Borax. Gold was mined on a lesser scale in the 1930's. Years of Operation: Calico was the site of California's biggest silver strike. The boom period began in 1881 and lasted through the mid 1890's when silver lost its value. B orate mining kept the town alive, though most of the miners had left, even through the …

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La Plata County, Colorado Lost Treasures - The Rocker Box

A solid gold Christ Child, made from the gold of the Lost Josephine Mine, is hidden in a cave somewhere in the La Plata Mountains. May also be in the La Sal Mountains of Utah. The Lost Lone Wolf Gold Mine is located on the west side of Parrott Mountain. The Lost Clubfoot Gold Mine is located in or near Root Gulch.

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Abandoned Mine Lands Unit - California Department of ...

Mine closures typically target hazardous sites near homes and high visitation areas such as campgrounds, trails, and Off Highway Vehicle parks. Sources of funding to remediate abandoned mines include state fees collected on gold and silver …

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Mining In La Paz County, Arizona - The Diggings™

Historic Mining Records (USGS) La Paz has 693 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in La Paz mines are Gold, Silver, and Copper . At the time these mines were surveyed, 108 mines in La Paz were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as ...

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Plumas County California Mines - HomeTownLocator

Plumas County, California Mines: A listing of all the Mines in Plumas County, CA with maps, driving directions, and a local area search function.

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Gold Panning Locations Near Los Angeles, California

A small gold-bearing area is located in Los Angeles County just south of the Kern County line near Neenach. Most historic production came from lode deposits, and overall production was generally small. Most of the historic workings are found …

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Gold Mines of Los Angeles County

Dell Quick mapped both mines, whose entrances until recently had been closed for many years. The Lucky Strike, which is the last hard rock gold mine still operating in L.A. County, has one level with a passage length of 152 feet. The Black Cargo, worked until 1998, has three levels, including a 50-foot shaft totaling 447 feet.

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California Gold Mines, Gold Prospecting, Gold Panning and ...

Placer gold was mined in the San Gabriel Mountains as early as 1834 in the Acton Gold District about 20 miles north of Los Angeles. Lode mining began there about 1880 and a number of mines in the district were active in the 1900's. ... and bridging the foregoing county lines, is the prolific Dale Gold Mining District.

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Gold Mines of Los Angeles County

Castaic aka Castac Mine Mapping the Big Horn Tunnels in the Glen Mapping the Dawn Saga of Tunnel No. 9 Mines of Los Angeles County Current hard rock gold mining in Los Angeles County Bell Hartman Mine Gold Queen Mine aka Black The Mines of Las Flores Canyon The Search for Redrock Canyon – a lost Shangri-la The Horseshoe The Kelsey Mine ...

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AV History | Los Angeles County | Waste Management

The gold mining boom lasted until the beginning of World War II. At that time, gold ore deposits ran out and prices fell. However, borax mining continues to this day at the world's largest borax mine in Boron. Palmdale's main industry in the 1880s …

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Los Angeles County, California Mines - Western Mining …

Los Angeles County, California Mines. About the MRDS Mines Database: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. ... Gold Bar Mine . Gold Discovery Site, 1842 . Gold Dollar . Gold Dollar ...

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Mining History of the Western Mojave Desert - Vredenburgh

NEENACH AREA GOLD MINES. Gold was reportedly produced from the hills south of Neenach as early as 1899, but nothing more is known. In 1903 the Los Angeles Mining Review published a detailed story about the Eldorado and Last Chance placer mining claims, situated about 14 miles west of Lancaster, probably a couple of miles northeast of Elizabeth ...

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Mining in the Southern California Deserts: A Historic ...

Mining in the Southern California Deserts: A Historic Context Statement and Research Design Karen K. Swope and Carrie J. Gregory Submitted to

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Gold King - Western Mining History

The Gold King is a gold mine located in La Plata county, Colorado at an elevation of 10,499 feet. About the MRDS Data: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

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Gold Mines of Los Angeles County

Gold mining activities in the canyon started no later than 1881 but soon merged with tunneling for irrigation water which was more profitable. The Las Flores Water Company, incorporated in 1885, is the oldest of three small water companies serving the Altadena foothills community. It services 1,471 users in north-central Altadena.

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Lost Mines of Southern California: Black Star Canyon Mine

County: Orange Primary Minerals: Unknown, but there is a high probability this was a silver mine. Years of Operation: Unknown Nearest City or Landmark: Located in Black Star Canyon, in the Silverado region of the …

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California Mines - Western Mining History

Trinity River Gravels of California (1911 Engineering and Mining Journal) The Trinity River region in northwestern California has long been worthily noted for its placer mines, the working of which opened with a rush in the early '50's and has continued with more or less regularity ever since. Dredging for Gold in California (1911 Engineering and Mining Journal) Article details the gold ...

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Gold mine near Death Valley sparks ... - Los Angeles Times

Locals reported the activity to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, which swiftly conveyed a sharp warning to K2 Gold: The golf course property and the water in its ponds belong to the ...

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California: Yreka a gold mine of ... - Los Angeles Times

California: Yreka a gold mine of natural wonders. Miner Street, the heart of Yreka's historic district, is much quieter than in its heyday, a western fantasy of false-fronted buildings and ...

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Dutch Oven Mine of San Bernardino County, California ...

Dutch Oven Mine of San Bernardino County, California. In 1894, Tom Scofield, a railroad worker, was surveying near the Clipper Mountains northwest of Essex, California when he decided to do a little exploring. When he was about …

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Map of Mining Claims In The United States | The Diggings™

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Abandoned Mine Lands AAsssessmeennt of the North …

The Ruby mine was one of the major drift placer mines in the watershed. Lode gold mining in the watershed began in 1853. The most productive lode gold districts were Downieville and Sierra City. Major lode gold mines included the Sierra Buttes and Brush Creek. Lode gold production in the watershed peaked in 1922, but several lode gold

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Acton District – Western Mining History

Acton District. This district is in central Los Angeles County in the general vicinity of the town of Acton, 20 miles north of Los Angeles. It also includes the area known as the Cedar district. Placer gold was mined in the San Gabriel Mountains here as early as 1834. Lode mining apparently began here in the 1870s or 1880s.

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California: Yreka a gold mine of ... - Los Angeles Times

YREKA, Calif. — Deep in Siskiyou County in far Northern California, high granite peaks and rocky streams have long incited gold miners, including my grandfather, who in the 1930s lived with his ...

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Gold Panning Locations Near Los Angeles, California

A small gold-bearing area is located in Los Angeles County just south of the Kern County line near Neenach. Most historic production came from lode deposits, and overall production was generally small. Most of the historic workings are found in Baldwin Grade Canyon and Pine Canyon. Other scattered mines are found all throughout the Angeles ...

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Lost Mines of Southern California: Calico Mines

County: San Bernardino Primary Minerals: Silver and Borax. Gold was mined on a lesser scale in the 1930's. Years of Operation: Calico was the site of California's biggest silver strike. The boom period began in 1881 and lasted …

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History of The Monte Cristo Gold Mine by Bob Kerstein

The first record of the discovery of gold reported in Los Angeles county was in 1834 From 1834 to 1838 the San Francisquito, Placerita Caceta and Santa Feliciana placers were worked by priests from the San Fernando and …

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