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Gold Articles: Geology, Mining, Prospecting, History, Tools

Home ยป Gold. The Geology of Gold A collection of articles on the geology, mining, prospecting and history of gold.

Gold: History of Use, Mining, Prospecting, Assay & Production

A USGS publication on the history of gold uses, gold mining, gold prospecting, assays and gold production.

GOLDSHEET Mining Directory - Historical Sites

Mining History - Ghost Towns; 47 Down: The 1922 Argonaut Gold Mine Disaster - The dramatic and true story of America's worst gold mining disaster.: Alaska Gold Rush - Developed by the Alaska Rich Mining Project Committee to make archival, library and museum materials more accessible to users throughout the state and to assist teachers in using primary source materials in classrooms

Mining Relics At Gold Hill, Oregon - Oregon Gold

Oregon gold prospecting locations and Oregon gold mining history. Gold panning and gold mining in the State of Oregon. Where to find gold in Oregon.

Gold Prospecting | The New 49ers | Prospecting Supplies

"Hey did you know there is still a lot of gold to be found today? It's true; experts say that only 5% of all gold has been found. I'm Dave McCracken and I founded The New 49'ers Prospecting Association back in 1986 for the purpose of providing the best, and the most, small-scale gold mining opportunities available to you anywhere in America.

Cornucopia: Oregon's Richest Mine: Thomas T. Cook ...

"In The Cornucopia, Tom Cook leads us on an expedition 100 years back in time to a remote mountainside in Northeast Oregon. Once there, Cook lets us experience the enchanting, dangerous and sometimes heartwarming history of Oregon's largest gold mining operation.

California Gold Rush: Facts and Definition | HISTORY.com

The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the California Gold Rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during the first half ...

A Brief History of Prairie City, Oregon

A brief history of Prairie City, Oregon. In 1862 a group of southern sympathizers became discouraged with mining in the Middle Fork area and were on their way to better diggings.

Gold Concentrates - Oregon Gold

Oregon gold prospecting locations and Oregon gold mining history. Gold panning and gold mining in the State of Oregon. Where to find gold in Oregon.

OLD WEST HISTORY STORE - Antique Western Gold Mining Stock ...

Authentic early western gold mining stock certificates for the collector and Old West history buff. Silver bars, core samples and an excellent selection of certificates from the Homestake Mining Company at Lead, South Dakota.

Gold Mining Claims For Sale - FAQ's - Frequently Asked ...

Gold Mining Claims - FAQ's About Mining Claims - What is an unpatented gold mining claim? In 1872, The United States Government granted any citizen the right to explore, locate and claim certain rights upon public lands.