old mining map of liberty washington - …

"The oldest mining townsite in the state", Liberty was settled after the 1873 discovery of gold in Swauk Creek The district was noteworthy for the stability of its . Get Info Liberty, WA Topographic Map - TopoQuest

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Gold – The Collector's Edge

A beautiful, hefty gold specimen composed of many small, intergrown spinel-twinned crystals with bright luster and beautiful herringbone form, from the unusual and classic Swauk Gold Mining District in Kittitas County, Washington. A great gold specimen for the locality, weighing 38.5 grams or a little over an ounce. Classic!

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Gold in the Northwest: Washington State (Part 1)

Swauk Gold District: The Swauk placers can be found near the community of Liberty (in fact, the placers in the area are often called the Liberty Placers) along Baker, Boulder, Swauk, and Williams Creeks. This area has been hit pretty hard from a mining standpoint and virtually every piece of mining gear you can imagine has been employed to ...

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"Swauk Creek Placers" in Kittitas, WA, Gold Placer | The ...

"Swauk Creek Placers" is a occurrence placer deposit site in the Pacific Mountain System of Washington, The United States. It is a deposit, located in the Swauk mining district and is not considered to be of world-class significance. 1 Gold deposits are documented at "Swauk Creek Placers."

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Liberty, Washington - Western Mining History

Liberty is known for its large gold nuggets as most of all the placer gold recovered from streams in the Swauk District has been coarse gold; miners didn't bother with the fine gold and only washed the gravel when they were within a foot or two of being on bedrock. Unfortunately, few pictures of the large nuggets exist as the early miners simply sent …

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Old Blewett Pass Highway: Historic Blewett Pass Highway

Aug 15, 2008· This marked a change in the name from Blewett Pass to Swauk Pass. The ... 1860 Gold discovered in Peshastin Creek 1874 First quartz claim staked ...

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Mines and Miners of the Swauk - ScholarWorks

Central Washington University [email protected] All Master's Theses Master's Theses 1964 Mines and Miners of the Swauk …

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR MISCELLANEOUS …

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR MISCELLANEOUS FIELD STUDIES UNITED STATES ... high-grade gold-silver-copper-lead-zinc ... sandstone of the Eocene Swauk ...

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liberty washington gold mines for sale – Grinding Mill …

liberty washington gold mines for sale ... Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk District, Kittitas Co ... Swauk Creek Mine, ... Gold Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty ...

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Swauk Creek Placers - Western Mining History

Swauk Creek Placers MRDS ... Secondary: Mmc Resources Gold Placer Prospect. Commodity Primary: Gold. Location State: Washington County: Kittitas District: Swauk …

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Washington Division of Geology and Earth …

on Peshastin Creek in Chelan County and on Swauk ... Covada district Danvi lie area Kettle River bars ... Gold in placer deposits is recovered by panning the

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Photograph album of the Swauk Mining District, …

Photograph album with photographs created by T.A. Edwards that documents a trip with others through the former gold mining operations of the Swauk Mining District, Kittitas County, Washington, from Meaghersville (also known as Liberty) to …

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Washington Geologic Newsletter - dnr.wa.gov

The Washington Geologic Newsletter, ... Swauk, Entiat, and Leavenworth mining districts. THE WENATCHEE GOLD DISTRICT History

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swauk gold district - rijschoolhap.nl

Swauk Watershed, Central Washington, Gold was first discovered in the Swauk in 1867 and mining went through countless periods of, from the Swauk District . Swauk district - Washington Gold The gold producing areas in Kittitas County are close to the town of Republic Most of the county had small production amounts, but there were many lode …

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Swauk district - Washington Gold

Near the head of Swauk Creek, in section 8, T21N R18E, is the Zerwekh (Big Z) mine, which produced free gold. The Liberty Mining District in the Central Cascades of Washington State has consistently produced gold. The first discovery was in the late 1800′s, and over the years the area has seen everything from hard rock mining to …

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Location Maps - Swauk Creek Mine, Liberty, Swauk District ...

These map resources refer to external websites, and as such links are outside of the control of mindat.org they may from time to time fail to work, some may also not be as accurate as we would wish.

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New rules striking a nerve with gold miners | The …

Gold was discovered in Swauk Creek in 1873, prompting a gold rush and the formation of a mining district. Decades later, prospectors like Levesque still work the creeks and ancient riverbeds in search of tiny gold specks, nuggets and rare crystalline wire gold.

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'WASHINGTON GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

'washington geological survey henry landes, state geologist bulletin no. 6 geology and ore deposits of the blewett mining district by charles e .

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A History of Kittitas County

About the County. by Jennifer Ochran ... Local prospectors first discovered gold around Swauk Creek in 1867, ... The Swauk Mining District remains organized ...

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Swauk District, Kittitas Co., Washington, USA - Mindat.org

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only.

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Silver Creek Mine - Washington Gold

Silver Creek Mine. In the far east part of the county, adjacent to the Yakima County Line, in the Summit district, Township 17N Range 10E Section 25, is the location of the Silver Creek Mine. It can be reached by trail from end of road up Silver Creek. It was a lode gold mine. Silver Creek Placers. In the far east part of the county, adjacent to the Yakima County Line, in the Summit district ...

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Kittitas County -- Thumbnail History - HistoryLink.org

Kittitas County, located at the ... the discovery of gold in Swauk Creek in 1873 and of coal near Cle Elum ... the creation of a mining district, and the growth of ...

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First Gold Discovery | Cle Elum, WA

The first gold discovery in Cle Elum, WA 1867 when a prospecting party consisting of two Goodwin brothers and three others were following an Indian trail leading through the Swauk to the Peshastin district.

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