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Frank de Wit

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USA, Wyoming, South Pass city, Carissa mine museum
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2022, 08:13:05 AM »
Carissa mine museum
https://www.southpasscity.com/
https://www.southpasscity.com/carissatour

The Carissa Mine was the largest gold mine in the Sweetwater Mining District. The history of the Carissa Mine is tied to the hopes & dreams of many men starting in 1867 but it never truly took off.  What remains today is one of the best preserved historic mining operations in the world.

42.4743994, -108.7945581, South Pass City road, 82520 Fremont county, Wyoming, USA

Also see:
http://carissa-au.blogspot.com/ (blog by Dan Hausel)
https://carissa-au.blogspot.com/2010/07/carissa-major-gold-deposit-under-siege.html
https://westernmininghistory.com/mine-detail/10111268/
https://www.mindat.org/loc-7262.html