Big Nugget Mine


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Location: Porcupine, near Haines. (59°20'47.22"N, 135°52'26.73"W)
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Classification:  Gold Mine
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Address: Big Nugget Mine, John J. Schnabel, PO Box 149, Haines, AK 99827, Tel: +1-907-766-2228.
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Last update:$Date: 2014/07/21 08:12:59 $

History

Geology


Description

Big Nugget Mine is a huge placer gold mine, a typical gold deposit which was the reason for the Alaska gold rush. It is still mined until today and it may be visited in day trips, which tell about the history, the geology, and above all give a lot of time to wash some gold.


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