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The Geology of Gold


A collection of articles on the geology, mining, prospecting and history of gold.

What is Gold?What is Gold? What is Gold? A summary of the physical properties, occurrence and uses of gold. Most Important ToolThe most important gold prospecting tool The most important gold prospecting tool Is not a gold pan. Gold ProspectingGold Prospecting Gold Prospecting in the US The history, geography and geology of gold prospecting by USGS. GoldGold Gold A history of gold uses, mining and prospecting over thousands of years.
Fee MiningFee Mining Sites Fee Mining Sites are mines that you can enter, pay a fee, and keep anything that you find. Uses of GoldUses of Gold Uses of Gold The unique properties of gold make it ideally suited for many industrial uses. Videos: Panning GoldHow to Pan for Gold How to Pan for Gold Learn about panning by watching four experienced panners. Prospecting ToolsGold Prospecting Tools Gold Prospecting Tools The main tool that you will need is a brain but a pan will be helpful!
Gold BooksGold Books Gold Books Fifty books that will help you find gold. For beginning and experienced prospectors.      

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