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The Geology of Gold
A collection of articles on the geology, mining, prospecting and history of gold.
Popular Gold Items
Uses of Gold
Gold's Many Uses:
The unique properties of gold make it ideally suited for many industrial uses.
Fifty books that will help you find gold. For beginning and experienced prospectors.
"We learn geology the morning after the earthquake."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gold Prospecting in the US:
The history, geography and geology of gold prospecting by USGS.
Most Important Tool
The most important gold prospecting tool
Is not a gold pan.
Gold Prospecting Tools:
The main tool that you will need is a brain but a pan will be helpful!
"Oil is found in the minds of men."
Newest Gold Items
sites are mines that you can enter, pay a fee, and keep anything that you find.
A history of gold uses, mining and prospecting over thousands of years.
Videos: Panning Gold
How to Pan for Gold:
Learn about panning by watching four experienced panners.
"The present is the key to the past."
What is Gold?
What is Gold?
A summary of the physical properties, occurrence and uses of gold.
A practical treatise for prospectors, miners and students. Written in 1898.
"The best geologist is the one who has seen the most rocks."
Herbert Harold Read
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