In 2006, we took a side trip to check out the remains of a hidden 10-stamp and cyanide mill. The mine and mill were worked around 1915. There isn’t that much left of the mill, even though it is in a remote location.
This medium-sized, multi-level mine had a fairly prolonged period of activity dating back to the 1920s. It is a more modern mine than we usually go check out, but we heard that a mining company was examining it to be mined as an open pit. We wanted to get out
The mine was first worked for gold and silver by Chas Noble in 1915 and later developed into a multi-level mine and worked for tungsten until at least 1956. The few thousand feet of workings are developed along an impressive scheelite vein (the dyke) that stretches across the mountainside for