|7.5 ounce nugget recently found in tributary of Rock Creek|
|A 34-ounce nugget found in the Rock Creek drainage during|
dredging prior to World War II. Specimen from the Los
|Folded rock at South Pass: Left – dark meta-basalt folded into |
an isoclinal fold in which the fold is so tight that the fold
limbs parallel one another. Below – fold in banded
iron formation displaying very tight folds, almost like an accordion.
|Generalized geological map of the South Pass-Atlantic City district (from|
Hausel, 1989, 1991)
|Oregon Buttes on the horizon. Nearly|
all of the land in the sunlight on the
horizon is part of a giant gold deposit
known as the Dickie Springs-Oregon
Buttes paleoplacer estimaed to
contain >28.5 million ounces of gold
according to the USGS.
|Rock Creek placer with old tailings|
|Gold from tailings|
in Rock Creek.