Congressional Edition Volume 2113

Congressional Edition Volume 2113

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... $20,000 per ton. They are erecting a 10-stamp mill which will soon be ready to drop the stamps. Mr. William Boseubaum, of Sheridan, superintendent of the Golden Summit mine, says a company of capitalists are developing the Golden Summit, and are now erecting a new 10 stamp mill for prospecting purposes. A vein of ore 4 feet thick and producing au average of $20 to the ton is being worked. Some of the ores go as high as $600 to the ton. The Bengal Tiger is located near Hill City, on Spring Creek, and exhibits some very rich ore bearing quartz wired together with strings oi gold. The owners are unwilling to allow their mine to be examined or give any information as to its production. Mr. Boseubaum says the Bengal Tiger has a shaft 85 feet deep. He does not know the width ot the vein, but the ore is marvelouslv rich. The Saint Elmo is but slightly developed; the vein is aboutlO fefetm width, with a hanging wall of trachyte formation and foot wall of slate, lue ore assays from $5 to $ 100 per ton. The King Solomon mine is owned by Boston capitalists, wlw contemplate erecting a 100-stainp mill this summer. The shaft is now 224 feet, and drifts 100 and 200 feet are in large beds of ore. The DeadffOOIl limes says of this mine that the company has found a body of gooapaying ore, upon cross-cutting on the 200-foot level. A force of 40 ineu was employed in aud about the mine. The ore in the cross-cut is re ported to have assayed as high as $700 to the ton.. The other locatious, with the exception of the Bengal Tiger and tue Golden Summit, are still owned by the discoverers, and capital hasnoi yet taken hold of them. These are being developed, aud the miners aw living from what gold they obtain bv pounding out the rock in smw mortars aud panning...
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  • Paperback | 662 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,161g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887751
  • 9781236887757