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Geologist Dean Heitt will talk about mining book at libraries


October 31, 2019

Dean Heitt; Carlin Trend

Mining Quarterly

Dean Heitt in the north area of the Carlin Trend, the topic of his book.

Author, geologist and Tekoa native Dean Heitt, will return to the region to share his new book, "Before the Gold: Early Mining History of the Carlin Trend 1874-1961." Free community presentations will be Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Tekoa Library and Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Colfax Library.

Heitt's book details the long and storied past of the Carlin Trend, including the stories of the people who worked there and their connection to the murder of a local constable.

Overlooked by the '49ers in their rush for California gold, the Carlin deposit was not significantly mined u...

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