La Porte was named Rabbit Creek until 1857. It was a hub of commerce in the region during the California Gold Rush. Politics. In the state legislature, La Porte is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle, and the 1st Assembly District, represented by .
The channel near La Porte is about 500 feet wide. Gold was concentrated on the amphibolite bedrock or in the lowermost 2 feet of the gravel. The main channel has been traced a distance of 10 miles to the northeast, and it ranges from 500 to 1,500 feet in width and from 14 to 129 feet in depth.
I spent two days fishing for trout and panning for gold. On the afternoon of the first day, in a trickling stream near La Porte, California, I found a 1/8-ounce nugget. My discovery came in a pool where water tumbled two feet over small boulders. Within two hours, I had another 1/8-ounce of gold flakes.
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Gold can be found in unusual places. One such place is the Ironstone Vineyards estate, which is home to the world’s largest piece of crystalline gold leaf, weighing in at 44 lbs. The “Gold Pocket” was discovered on December 24, 1992, at the Sonora Mining Co. mine in Jamestown, California.
Recent Prospecting in Plumas County. November 2010 by Chris Ralph. Plumas has been historically rich in gold because of its favorable geology. The Melones Fault trends north-south through the county and many rich gold-bearing districts lie along its course.
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The main channel today continues on south to the Poverty Hill and Brandy City districts. At La Porte, the channel is 500 to 1500 feet wide and as much as 500 feet thick. The lower gravels are quartz-rich and up to 80 feet thick. Most of the gold was recovered from near bedrock.
The following is a listing of all the claims owned or licensed by the Comstock Gold Prospectors. The list is organized first by state and then by county. Its purpose is to give prospective members an idea of what claims the Club has available to it and provides a brief review for existing members.
The Ancient Yuba River channel traced northeast of La Porte for 10 miles 500-1,500 ft. wide and 10-130 ft. deep, with placer gold concentrated in lowermost 2 ft. above bedrock, it was very rich placer. ... La Panza Area, California Gold Panning & Gold Prospecting. An abandoned town / mining district east of Pozo, CA. San Juan Creek and its ...
At the La Porte district, in southwest part of the county, in township 21N and range 9E, was the hydraulic mining center since 1850s, with total production, 1855-1959, of 2,910,000 gold ounces. At Mumfords Mill the area copper mines had a by product of gold.
8 Replies and 349 Views La Porte CA Claim... 349 8 Started by [email protected] I was watching an older episode of Gold Trails, 'Nuggets Nuggets Everywhere', where you Kevin and Chris Ralph were staking a claim up near La Porte CA in a hydraulic pit. I don't see it in the guide or online and was wondering what happened with it Thanks in ...
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May 31, 2013· Gold was initially found by Spanish prospectors along the Colorado River between 1775 and 1780, but it was the later discovery of the precious metal at Sutter’s Mill in 1848 that produced one of the most important events in the history of the western US and led to a major gold rush that enveloped California with thousands of prospectors and ...
The story of the Big Bend Gold Rush is as much about the effort to get there - as with all British Columbia gold rushes - as it is about the rush itself, which was modest in terms of earnings in comparison to the Fraser and Cariboo, or to the later silver and galena rushes just south in the Slocan, West Kootenay and Boundary Districts.
Gold is scattered along the bottom of the bedrock stuck in cracks and clearly visible to the naked eye! Claims are only at 1200 feet allowing prospecting year round with little or no snow. These claims are VERY SPECIAL because the La Porte or North Yuba channel crosses through or …
Feather River Along the North Fork of the Feather River, near Belden, are placer deposits. Yuba River The Ancient Yuba River channel traced northeast of La Porte for 10 miles 500 to 1,500 feet wide and 10-130 feet deep, with placer gold concentrated in the lower part 2 ft. above bedrock, it is a very rich placer deposit. Indian Creek At Rich Bar, the area gravels along Indian Creek, a ...
The Quincy-La Porte Road bisects the claim into two parts, an upper portion and a lower portion. A large turn out along the road provides ideal staging area for all you prospecting activities as well as RV parking. An improved gravel road provides access to the upper portion of the claim.
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Gold Districts of California. LA PORTE. Location. This district is in southwestern Plumas County in the general vicinity of the old mining town of La Porte, 25 miles south of Quincy and 50 miles northeast of Oroville. It was one of the great placer-mining districts of the state. History.
The Matthews cabin is nestled in the small gold mining town of La Porte between Quincy and Chico. We invite you to come and enjoy your family get-away, family reunion or gathering of friends in this small and unique mountain community.
Lions Park is about as challenging a place to pan as you may ever find. Well, that may be overstating it a little bit. The Cache la Poudre River runs through the park bringing small amounts of very fine gold downstream to collect here where the river is flatter and […]
The channel continued southwest and south and was joined by a branch from the east from the St. Louis-Table Rock area. The main channel continues south to the Poverty Hill and Brandy City districts. At La Porte, the channel is 500 to 1500 feet wide and as much as 500 feet thick. The lower gravels are quartz-rich and up to 80 feet thick.
I was watching an older episode of Gold Trails, "Nuggets Nuggets Everywhere", where you Kevin and Chris Ralph were staking a claim up near La Porte CA in a hydraulic pit. I don't see it in the guide or online and was wondering what happened with it? Thanks in advance, Allen Jennings
Plumas County has a rich heritage of gold mining, much of it from placer deposits that can still be searched and panned today. Being at the far northern end of California’s famed Mother Lode, it is quite often overlooked by those searching for gold today—really a well-kept secret after all of these years!
La Porte is an old gold mining town first settled in 1851 by 49ers prospecting for gold. In it's heyday, La Porte had a bustling population of about 900 with 7 saloons, 3 hotels, 2 theaters, breweries and a large Chinese section in the vicinity of the China Alley of today. Now La Porte is a sleepy village with a saloon, post office, deli/mini ...
Plumas County, CA Gold mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Plumas County, CA
Fred and I decided we needed to go into the mountains, where the big gold was to be found. A few miles above La Porte on upper Slate Creek we met a miner who suggested we go upstream and work a corner with some exposed bedrock showing. We headed upstream and started panning. We panned and panned and panned, then worked the banks.
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