To view the content from the link above you will need to have Google Earth installed on your home computer. Download Google Earth. The upper end of the Glory Hole Claim mile marker This fence marks the upper boundary of the Glory Hole, along with our boundary sign posted on a tree. KA Mega-Hole extends upriver from there.
Went there to visit history! Lots of history there, the guide was very knowledgeable of everything The Vulture Gold Mine and the weathered remains of the once thriving Vulture City is a historical treasure that is best enjoyed by those who want an accurate look at what the "Old West" was like. With just a hint of imagination, you can hear the pounding of the ore crushers and see the weary miners trudging back to the bunkhouse from their shift in the "glory hole. The buildings are in a sad state and a group of concerned citizens has recently formed the Vulture Mine Preservation and Restoration Assoication to stabilize and rehabilitate the remaining structures.
Oatman, the wild "living" ghost town saved by Route 66
The county ranked second among the biggest gold producing counties of Arizona. November They can also be amazingly rich and produce huge amounts of very high grade ore. PLP Update.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found. Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat. Description: Massive quartz-feldspar porphyry , generally interpreted as thick, welded rhyolitic tuff s, with locally abundant lava, and sandstone and conglomerate derived from volcanic rock s.