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We love getting questions about #mining, #minerals and #geology! We were recently asked about historical #gold mines around #Fenwick, #CumberlandCounty. Here’s our answer:
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There are no documented #gold mines in the area but there have been numerous findings of gold in #copper deposits/occurrences in #Cumberland. For example, modest amounts of gold were found in the Blenkhorn copper mine near #Maccan.
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#Gold sometimes became apparent when the #copper was smelted – small amounts were mixed in with the copper ore and were separated through processing.
Some other places in the area where gold was found, often in copper deposits:
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