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Hydraulic Gold Mines of Dutch Flat, California ...

09/12/2020  Dutch Flat is considered one of California’s richest historic gold mining sites. For a time, this mine in Placer County was bustling with activity. The ground was heavily claimed and worked extensively for decades. The site is now very popular, sitting right alongside Interstate 80 on the pass between Sacramento and Reno.

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Dutch Flat, CA Gold mining, mines, mine owners and mine ...

103 rows  Dutch Flat, CA Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US

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Gold Run and Dutch Flat - The Wake of Hydraulic Mining ...

Founded in 1851 by a German miner, Joseph Dornbach, Dutch Flat was one of several busy mining camps in the vicinity, including Cold Springs (later Gold Run), Little York across the Bear River in Nevada County, and Green Valley. Miners were mostly solitary gold panners working small claims on the Bear and North Fork American Rivers.

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Mining at Dutch Flat and Gold Run.

The mining district of Dutch Flat and Gold Run, for the two towns are so close together and their mining interests are so closely blended that we shall treat them as one, has long been 'noted for its yield of the precious metals, and for the certainty with which the hardy miner could count on a return for his labor. Early in the history of placer mining in this State, the gulches and ravines ...

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Dutch Flat Mine – Western Mining History

The Dutch Flat Mine is a tungsten and gold mine located in Mohave county, Arizona at an elevation of 3,399 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.

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Gold Run and Dutch Flat - The Wake of Hydraulic Mining ...

Steeped in mining and transportation history, now-peaceful Dutch Flat and Gold Run buzzed with activity from 1851 until 1884, when hydraulic mining was outlawed by a federal court. Hydraulic-mined gold fields show the lasting effects of destructive mining well over a century later. Founded in 1851 by a German miner, Joseph Dornbach, Dutch Flat was one of several busy mining camps in the ...

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Dutch Flat, Dutch Flat Mining District (Towle Mining ...

View of the Dutch Flat placer gold mining area, ca. 1910. Bear River placer [2], Dutch Flat, Dutch Flat Mining District, Placer Co., California, USA

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Casenta Gold Mine Near Dutch Flat, California The Diggings™

The Casenta Gold Mine is near Dutch Flat, California. Historically the site has been associated with the Scotts Flat Mining District which is now part of the Tahoe National Forest. The Casenta Gold Mine is a placer mining operation. The Sierra Nevada of the Pacific Mountain System characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.

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Dutch Flat-Gold Run

The Dutch Flat-Gold Run is a gold mine located in Placer county, California. Premium members have access to Google dynamic maps. Please consider becoming a member. 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

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Columbus Gold Options Dutch Flat Property to Piedmont Mining

The Dutch Flat claims cover all of the historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early 1900’s. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling 14,381 feet in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980’s. Dutch Flat geology is dominated by a crudely circular granitic body of ...

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Mercury Contamination from Hydraulic Placer-Gold Mining in ...

In the Dutch Flat mining district located in the Sierra Nevada region of California, placer mines processed more than 100,000,000 cubic yards of gold-bearing gravel. The placer ore was washed through mercury-charged ground sluices and drainage tunnels from 1857 to about 1900, during which time many thousands of pounds of mercury were released into the environment. Mine waters sampled

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Town of Dutch Flat (No. 397 California Historical Landmark ...

Dutch Flat was a major center for hydraulic mining and the first Gold Rush-era town to use "new black powder," later known as dynamite. The forest that has grown in during the last 100 years, hiding the damage from the high pressure water hoses blasting gravel from the face of the mountain to reveal the gold hiding beneath the surface. The mountains adjacent to town were carved out by the ...

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Columbus Gold Commences Drilling At Dutch Flat Gold ...

The project claims cover the entire historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early to mid 1900’s. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling approx. 4,400 metres (m) (14,381 feet) in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980’s. This work outlined a broad zone of low-grade ...

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Dutch Flat Tungsten and Gold - MineListings

Significant amounts of gold, scheelite, and cinnabar are present in a placer deposit in the Dutch Flat mining district, on the west slope of the southern end of the Hot Springs Range, Humbolt County, Nev. ( Fig. 1). The district is about 18 miles northeast of Winnemucca and 14 miles north of Golconda and consists of 20 lode claims and 160 acres of placer gravels wholly owned by Dulcia Flat ...

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News Releases Allegiant Gold Ltd.

The Dutch Flat claims cover all of the historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early 1900's. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling 14,381 feet in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980's. Dutch Flat geology is dominated by a crudely circular granitic body of Cretaceous ...

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Mining at Dutch Flat and Gold Run.

The mining district of Dutch Flat and Gold Run, for the two towns are so close together and their mining interests are so closely blended that we shall treat them as one, has long been 'noted for its yield of the precious metals, and for the certainty with which the hardy miner could count on a return for his labor. Early in the history of placer mining in this State, the gulches and ravines ...

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Dutch Flat - malakoff

Dutch Flat holds the distinction of being the first mining camp where the newly invented “Giant Powder” (dynamite) was extensively used in gold mining. The hydraulic mines in the area continued to produce fantastic amounts of gold well into the 1870’s. A quartz boulder was found in the Polar Star Mine in 1876 that contained $5,700 worth of fine gold. A Chinese company found a $12,000 ...

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Columbus Gold Options Dutch Flat Property to Piedmont Mining

The Dutch Flat claims cover all of the historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early 1900’s. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling 14,381 feet in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980’s. Dutch Flat geology is dominated by a crudely circular granitic body of ...

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Town of Dutch Flat (No. 397 California Historical Landmark ...

Dutch Flat was a major center for hydraulic mining and the first Gold Rush-era town to use "new black powder," later known as dynamite. The forest that has grown in during the last 100 years, hiding the damage from the high pressure water hoses blasting gravel from the face of the mountain to reveal the gold hiding beneath the surface. The mountains adjacent to town were carved out by the ...

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Columbus Gold Commences Drilling At Dutch Flat Gold ...

The project claims cover the entire historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early to mid 1900’s. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling approx. 4,400 metres (m) (14,381 feet) in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980’s. This work outlined a broad zone of low-grade ...

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Dutch Flat Tungsten and Gold - MineListings

Significant amounts of gold, scheelite, and cinnabar are present in a placer deposit in the Dutch Flat mining district, on the west slope of the southern end of the Hot Springs Range, Humbolt County, Nev. ( Fig. 1). The district is about 18 miles northeast of Winnemucca and 14 miles north of Golconda and consists of 20 lode claims and 160 acres of placer gravels wholly owned by Dulcia Flat ...

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Mercury Contamination from Hydraulic Placer-Gold Mining in ...

In the Dutch Flat mining district located in the Sierra Nevada region of California, placer mines processed more than 100,000,000 cubic yards of gold-bearing gravel. The placer ore was washed through mercury-charged ground sluices and drainage tunnels from 1857 to about 1900, during which time many thousands of pounds of mercury were released into the environment. Mine waters sampled

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Dutch Flat - California Ghost Town

During the 1870's, hydra-mining operations at Dutch Flat reached their peak. In 1872, the Cedar Creek Company of London purchased as many as 32 claims, and worked them on a gigantic scale. Millions in gold were taken from the placers, with one nugget alone being worth $5000. With the price of gold in those days valued at about $17 to $20 per ounce, one has an idea of it's enormity. Adjoining ...

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News Releases Allegiant Gold Ltd.

The Dutch Flat claims cover all of the historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early 1900's. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling 14,381 feet in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980's. Dutch Flat geology is dominated by a crudely circular granitic body of Cretaceous ...

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Mercury Contamination from Historical Gold Mining in ...

29/11/2016  Underground mining of placer deposits (drift mining) and of hardrock gold-quartz vein deposits produced most of California's gold from the mid-1880s to the 1930s. Another important source of gold from the late 1890s to the 1960s was gold-bearing sediment, which was mined using dredging methods. More than 3.6 billion cubic yards of gravel was mined in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada,

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Mining at Dutch Flat and Gold Run.

The mining district of Dutch Flat and Gold Run, for the two towns are so close together and their mining interests are so closely blended that we shall treat them as one, has long been 'noted for its yield of the precious metals, and for the certainty with which the hardy miner could count on a return for his labor. Early in the history of placer mining in this State, the gulches and ravines ...

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Dutch Flat Mining District (Towle Mining District), Placer ...

Placer mining in the Dutch Flat District began with the discovery of modern placer deposits in the gravels of the Bear River in 1849. Dutch Flat was established in 1851 when two German brothers, Joseph and Charles Dornbach, made camp on the bluff overlooking the Bear River. Local miners originally called the camp "Dutch Charlie's Flat," but when the town was granted a post office in 1856

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Dutch Flat Tungsten and Gold - MineListings

Significant amounts of gold, scheelite, and cinnabar are present in a placer deposit in the Dutch Flat mining district, on the west slope of the southern end of the Hot Springs Range, Humbolt County, Nev. ( Fig. 1). The district is about 18 miles northeast of Winnemucca and 14 miles north of Golconda and consists of 20 lode claims and 160 acres of placer gravels wholly owned by Dulcia Flat ...

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Hydraulic gold mining - near Dutch Flat, California, C.P.R ...

Hydraulic gold mining - near Dutch Flat, California, C.P.R.R. Summary Photograph shows men using hydraulic equipment to wash gold from mountains near Dutch Flat, California. Contributor Names Russell, Andrew J., photographer

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Dutch Flat, CA mining, mines, mine owners and mine statistics

Dutch Flat, CA mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Dutch Flat, CA

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Columbus Gold Commences Drilling At Dutch Flat Gold ...

The project claims cover the entire historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early to mid 1900’s. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling approx. 4,400 metres (m) (14,381 feet) in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980’s. This work outlined a broad zone of low-grade ...

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News Releases Allegiant Gold Ltd.

The project claims cover the entire historic Dutch Flat mining district which had modest production of gold from both lode and alluvial sources during the early to mid 1900's. Modern exploration, principally drilling totaling approx. 4,400 metres (m) (14,381 feet) in 49 holes, was carried out by Amax and Brican Resources Ltd., in the 1980's. This work outlined a broad zone of low-grade gold ...

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PC - Placer Mining Scars at Dutch Flat, Cal — Cali49

14/12/2013  This is a colorful card manufactured by the Pacific Novelty Co. of San Francisco Los Angeles. It's entitled "Placer Mining Scars at Dutch Flat, California." Hydraulic Mining is what caused those "scars." The areas surrounding Dutch Flat were heavily mined during the Gold

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Hydraulic gold mining, near Dutch Flats, California, C.P.R ...

Hydraulic gold mining, near Dutch Flats, California, C.P.R.R. Creator Russell, Andrew J Contributor Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887 Date Created and/or Issued 1870 Publication Information New York : Julius Bien Contributing Institution California State Library Collection California History Section Picture Catalog Rights Information

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Dutch Flat District NV - Gold Nugget Hunting Prospecting ...

25/08/2009  Unfortunately, with the economy and current interest in gold, as mentioned, Dutch Flat could be well claimed. As Montana mentioned, just to a little scouting. around. But being just a few miles from Winnemucca not good... It could be . worthwhile to check the status with the local Winnemucca BLM office... Garry McMullen has a very informative article on "finding gold nuggets in "tailings ...

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