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Rivers of Gold Placer Mining in Alaska

The Mosquito Fork of the Fortymile River was near the heart of gold-mining activity in Alaska during the time of the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890 s Although the focus of Alaska s gold-mining industry has shifted elsewhere in the State recent US Geological Survey USGS studies indicate that gold...

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Llano River Gold Panning in Texas

Apr 24 2015 0183 32 Another think that will vastly improve success of miners who prospect for Llano River gold is the use of special techniques and equipment that is designed specifically to capture fine gold Gold Prospecting Tips for Texas Of course gold panning is still the simplest and easiest way to locate gold deposits While the old-timers used metal...

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Gold Panning Locations on the Kern River

Oct 28 2016 0183 32 The Kern River originates in the southern extent of the Sierra Nevada Mountains Of all the major gold producing rivers in the California Mother Lode the Kern River is the farthest south Gold was first discovered on the river 1851 at the mouth of Greenhorn Creek but it was not until mid-1850s than the real...

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Prospecting Photos

Middle Fork Yuba River and Kanaka Creek Sierra County Photos taken from 1979-1981 Spent 3 seasons dredging about one mille above Kanaka creek Got good gold for us green horns This was the first time we dredged and were new to prospecting Good times and I still go back there from time to time See photos below from my latest trips...

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The History and Methods of Gold Prospecting Goldinfo

If we think about panning for gold we think of the nostalgic scenes of adventure seeking prospectors on the Klondike river in America who during the great gold rush at the end of the 19th century meticulously searched the river bed for gold nuggets in the hope of making a quick fortune...

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Can you find Gold in any River Gold Prospecting

From reading the things that need to come its quite surprising that ANY river contains gold thankfully though there are so many rivers that a lot of them do quite a lot of which are probably unknown at this point in time perfect for us gold prospectors...

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Kern County Prospectors Club

Kern County Prospectors Club 432 likes 26 talking about this The Kern County Prospectors Club is a small group that gets together monthly to promote educate and share with the public the hobby...

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Vermont Prospecting American Gold Prospecting Adventures

Mar 01 2012 0183 32 A few years back I had gone gold panning on the Smokeshire branch of the Williams river in Gassetts Vermont Smokeshire Road off Rt 103 which over the years has yielded a fair amount of GOLD Be sure to ask permission from the abutting land owners who are quite friendly providing you leave the area clean...

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Coker Creek GPAA

Gold Prospecting and Mining in Coker Creek TN Welcome to the Coker Creek GPAA Website...

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Places to Pan for Gold in Missouri Our Pastimes

Apr 12 2017 0183 32 North of the Missouri River the smaller Salt River can provide a panner with a less populated and prospected area to find specks of glacial rock gold The towns of Asburn Busch and Mexico all lie along the Salt River and would be prime locations to settle on for a recreational gold-panning excursion...

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HOW to FIND GOLD In Rivers and Creeks

Oct 23 2018 0183 32 Rivers and creek can have Gold in them Learn How to find Gold in them Ever see a river or creek and wonder where to look for that Gold well here a r...

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West ia Gold Prospecting

Currently Gold Prospecting in WV is limited to a pan and small hand shovel Ancient Teays River Basin In the Eastern part of the state of WV many prospectors find Gold along the Ohio River in the Sand Bars Also Gold has been found in the ancient Teays River deposits...

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Gold Panning in the Wenatchee River USA Today

Gold panning season is short though the river s waters are off-limits to prospectors through much of the year to protect trout and salmon populations Go Fish...

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Best Sluice Box 5 Dream Options for Gold Prospectors

Gold prospecting is done in different parts of a river Knowing where to find a viable prospect site is only one part of the whole process Gold prospectors also need to get the proper gear before they start Among the basic things needed is the sluice box...

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You Can Find Wyoming Gold In These 9 Rivers

Jun 21 2018 0183 32 The Sweetwater River is one of the most famous gold mining spots in the state This area became the Atlantic City-South Pass Mining Town district The gold was traced upstream to where the Carissa Mine was established and that was the state s first true gold rush...

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Recreational Gold Prospecting Suction Dredging at Sixes

back to the mid-1850s when Jake Summers first discovered gold in the area below the mouth of the South Fork of the Sixes River In 1965 the Recreation Site was established and the area was withdrawn from mining claims Today Sixes River Recreation Site is open to recreational mining and gold prospecting including...

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Gold Prospecting How to Find Gold in the United States

Hydrogeochemical prospecting for gold Groundwater collected from wells springs and drill holes may provide clues to the presence of subsurface gold deposits As groundwater flows through the deposit minute amounts of gold are leached from the rocks These can sometimes be detected in groundwater samples collected from wells located down gradient from the deposit...

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Gold Prospecting in Utah The Top Spots for Panning and

Mar 03 2019 0183 32 The Green River has not been the site of any major gold discoveries in Utah However this river can yield small amounts of gold It has been panned by prospectors since the mid-1800s A number of dredging operations have been attempted in the Green River but with minimal success Modern prospectors generally rely on panning to extract gold...

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Reading a River for Gold

How to Read a River for Gold Deposits Rule 1 Let Mother Mature do the work for you whenever possible Over thousands of years rivers have meandered flooded and concentrated its heavier contents into what prospectors call paystreaks...

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Prospecting for Gold on BLM and Forest Service Lands

The rules for gold panning on Wild and Scenic Rivers are a little different and can vary depending on the area Here is a quote from riversorg It depends on whether the collecting activity is commercial or noncommercial in nature and subject to river-administering agency regulation...

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Finding Gold in a River

Finding Gold in a River - Gold Where is it in the River Excerpted from Let s get Physical by James C McNeill copyright 1995 Gold is found in lode deposits residual deposits alluvial...

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Gold Prospecting Idaho The Beginning Prospetor Guide

This gives gold prospectors a wide variety of places to go Captain ED Pierce leading a group of 10 prospectors found gold in what is now Pierce Idaho in 1860 In 1862 George Grimes with a party of prospectors founded the Boise Basin min From 1860 to 1865 people flooded into the Florence and Boise basins As more people claimed lands in...

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Gold Panning in Oregon 10 Secret Places To Check

Nov 18 2020 0183 32 The gold mining story started in 1851 when prospectors found gold in Southern Oregon and the Gold Rush which made the gold search fever sweep through the whole State Later it can be found in Josephine Creek on the rivers of Applegate Illinois and Rouges including the adjacent area of Gold Beach on the Coast...

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How to Find Gold in Creeks 7 Steps to Becoming a Real

Gold prospecting has driven people to search the world for gold under bedrocks inside mountains and along rivers The gold rush in American history is one perfect example where people traveled all the way to the West Coast in search of gold To this day finding gold is still wildly popular and is now considered a pastime or hobby by many...

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UK s largest gold nugget discovered in Scottish river

Dec 03 2019 0183 32 A gold hunter claims to have discovered the UK s largest gold nugget in a Scottish river The lump of pure gold which weighs 1213g 42 oz was...

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Gold Sluice Boxes for Prospecting

Nineteenth century gold miners used wooden sluices that were at least 12 feet long but modern gold prospectors primarily use sluice boxes made of plastic or metal which are typically 24 36 or 48 inches long and 6 to 10 inches wide Place the sluice in the flow of a stream or river so that the water enters the flared end and flows through...

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