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Steward's ForkA Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains$
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James Agee

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780520251250

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520251250.001.0001

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Gold Is Where You Find It

Gold Is Where You Find It

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(p.124) Chapter 9 Gold Is Where You Find It
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Steward's Fork
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James K. Agee

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0009

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

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