Northern Alaska placer mine more than doubles gold in 2016
Last updated 1/19/2018 at 2:08pm
Goldrich Mining Co. Jan. 18 reported that the Chandalar placer gold mine in northern Alaska produced 10,209 ounces of alluvial gold, or roughly 8,200 ounces of refined gold, during the 2016 mining season. This is roughly a 117 percent increase over the 4,400 oz produced at the mine in 2015.
Processing of pay gravel at this operation about 200 miles north of Fairbanks continued into late-Septem...