Panorama Gem

Rock Hounding in Northeast Washington

Comstock Mine

August 12th, 2015
Open Pit at the Comstock Mine

Open Pit at the Comstock Mine

April and James Barreca at the Comstock

April and James Barreca at the Comstock

Looking back toward Grand Forks from the Open Pit

Looking back toward Grand Forks from the Open Pit

Grand Forks BC from the Comstock Mine

Grand Forks BC from the Comstock Mine

Looking down on the crushed waste pile

Looking down on the crushed waste pile

First opened around 1886

First opened around 1886

Rav4 above the Open Pit

Rav4 above the Open Pit

Pool at the bottom of the upper open pit

Pool at the bottom of the upper open pit

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

James runs across the waste pile

James runs across the waste pile

MIning Cabin near better rockhounding site

MIning Cabin near better rockhounding site

Small Excavation below and west of the cabin

Small Excavation below and west of the cabin

Veruy deep shaft above the cabin.

Veruy deep shaft above the cabin.

Water-filled trench above cabin with some bornite

Water-filled trench above cabin with some bornite

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