Gold Is Where You Find It

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2007 | ISBN: 9780520251250
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933798 | DOI:
Gold Is Where You Find It

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This chapter focuses on the discovery of gold in California. It examines the geology of the gold-bearing deposits in the Klamath Mountains and the mining operations of the La Grange mine. The chapter discusses gold mining techniques such as hydraulic mining, lode mining, and suction dredging, and also highlights the implications of gold mining for the environment.

Keywords: gold; California; gold-bearing deposits; Klamath Mountains; La Grange mine; gold mining; hydraulic mining; lode mining; suction dredging

Chapter.  7638 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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