Mineral Wealth Volume 6

Mineral Wealth Volume 6

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...pay chute on the Oregon Belle was developed successively by the levels today known as the fifth, fourth and third. The number one tunnel has not yet been run sufficiently far to encounter the pay chute in the bottom, but the raise that connects the number one tunnel with the number two has opened the same on the north side. This establishes definitely the pitch of the pay chute. The owners have little fear of failing of encountering it. This level will give GON BELLE MINE. _ an elevation of 3,300 feet and this tunnel level will open the cents vein a thousand feet below the crest of the mountain. The property is situated ideally otherwise. There is abundance of timber and water for milling and domestic purposes, while geographically, it is twelve miles from Jacksonville, the county scat, accessible from Forrest creek by wagon road of easy grade. ' On the other hand it is situated only five miles westerly of the Opp mine on Jackson creek, so that the problem of power for milling and mining purposes will be easily met by running a pole line for electric transmission from that point. The Oregon Belle is an ideal prospect, ideally situated, and will no doubt develop into a very valuable piece of mining property. In describing the mines of the Upper Applegate, mention should not be neglected of the famous Steamboat Pocket, found on a tributary of that name of the right fork. This pocket, with the Gold Hill Pocket, make up the richest bunches of ore ever taken from Southern Oregon mines. The amounts taken from these pockets are supposed to be about the same, although in neither ease are the values even approximately known. The amounts in each case are estimated at from $250,000 to $350,000, and it can readily be imagined that the discovery oshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965841
  • 9781236965844