Saturday, April 5 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Delta Mine Training Center (30 miles south of Delta Junction, near Mile 1392 of the Alaska Highway) The workshop will include a tour of the Delta Mine Training Center underground training mine. The facility is a working example of an underground hard rock mine.
This workshop will cover ore material testing and identification, different types of geological maps, staking a claim, prospecting tools and equipment, geochemical sampling methods, gold panning and sluicing, and an overview of rock and mineral deposits.
Dave Wright, instructor Dave Wright has lived and prospected in the Interior since the early 1970s — mostly in the Goodpaster and Richarson districts — and he has experience with locating, developing and promoting mining properties.
Class size is limited, so register now! bit.ly/ces-workshops
For more information on the workshops or to schedule a workshop in your community, contact Meg Burgett at 907-746-9472
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