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December 7, 2023

December 7, 1923 – It has been often said that the mineral bearing rock of Southeastern Alaska carries many industrial values other than gold, copper and silver, but that little attention has been given them because of the lack of knowledge concerning them by ordinary prospectors. E.C. Howard, the fur dealer, in his travels, came across a most interesting discovery not far from Ketchikan which again demonstrates that other marketable minerals, once they are searched out, will add great wealth to the mining industry in the north. The place is formed like a natural arena with basaltic colum...

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