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Posted by OakRocks on 24th Jul 2019

Mining Towns of Arizona Part 2 Ghost Towns

In my last two blogs I talked about the history of mining in Arizona and the mining towns still active today. There are a lot of ghost towns in Arizona as a result of nearby mines or mining activity …

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Posted by OakRocks on 29th Jun 2019

Mining Towns of Arizona Part 1 Active Towns

In my last blog I talked about the history of mining in Arizona. I mentioned how important mining was to Arizona‚Äôs history and development. There are a lot of active towns and ghost towns in Arizo …

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Posted by OakRocks on 15th Jun 2019

The History of Mining in Arizona

Mining in Arizona has always been very important. Over 900 different minerals have been discovered in Arizona. Hundreds of towns in Arizona owe their very existence to mining operations. Arizon …

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Posted by oakrocks on 8th Jun 2018

Polka Dot Agate Mine

West Coast Mining owns the Polka Dot Agate Mine near Madras, Oregon and they are open to visits! If you would like to experience digging at an actual mine site you can visit the Polka Dot Agate Mine.& …

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Posted by Debbie Barlow on 16th Jul 2017

Chinese Zodiac Aniaml Signs

The Chinese Zodiac consists of a 12 year cycle, each year is named after a different animal that imparts distinct characteristics to that year.Many Chinese believe that the year of a person's birth is …

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